'It's demoralising': More cases of S'pore healthcare workers being abused

Hospitals told The Sunday Times cases of abuse and harassment towards healthcare workers have worsened in recent years.
Hospitals told The Sunday Times cases of abuse and harassment towards healthcare workers have worsened in recent years.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - When a patient who used a wheelchair tried to go to a convenience store minutes before her medical procedure, nurse manager Ann (not her real name) stopped her, afraid she might miss her appointment.

But the agitated woman repeatedly slapped Ann's legs and hurled vulgarities at her.

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