Trump-Kim Singapore summit

SGH and NUH on standby during summit

Being on standby mode will not disrupt the hospitals - Singapore General Hospital (top) and the National University Hospital - much.
Being on standby mode will not disrupt the hospitals - Singapore General Hospital (top) and the National University Hospital - much.PHOTO: ST FILE

Both of Singapore's tertiary hospitals will be on standby mode next week when United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are in Singapore for their historic meeting.

It is normal for one hospital to be on standby when there is a visit by a foreign head of state or government, such as when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was here last week.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2018, with the headline 'SGH and NUH on standby during summit'. Print Edition | Subscribe