Being an ICU nurse helped her appreciate human life more

Ms Fu Yongxin is "very excited" about receiving the award, and is glad to have her hard work recognised. PHOTO: NUH
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SINGAPORE - When Ms Fu Yongxin was a nurse in the intensive care unit some 16 years ago, she witnessed a couple make the difficult decision of whether to take their son off life support after he was found to be brain dead.

Ms Fu, now a 39-year-old nurse manager at the National University Hospital, recalled that it was a national serviceman who had collapsed during training.

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