Singapore explores all options with nurses in short supply

In a photo from April 28, 2020, a nurse attends to a migrant worker on drip at Jurong Community Hospital.
In a photo from April 28, 2020, a nurse attends to a migrant worker on drip at Jurong Community Hospital.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Ms Nan Hnin Ei Phyu, 38, an assistant nurse clinician with the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), left Myanmar to come to Singapore in 2000 to study nursing.

Her aunt, who was working here as a nurse, had encouraged her to do so, and Ms Nan, a Singapore permanent resident, was recently one of the 125 nurses presented with the Nurses' Merit Award.

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