S’pore hospitals need to address root cause of bed crunch, not just add more beds and staff

The shortage of beds is nationwide problem, affecting most private hospitals too. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - “Bed shortages at public hospitals are not new, though rarely have they been this bad – with some patients waiting more than two days to get one.”

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