A video of a patient and folk verbally abusing a nurse and then grabbing her ID is now making rounds online.
In a 3-minute video uploaded in Facebook by user Khael Castillo, a middle-aged lady patient in dark blue dress still attached to her dextrose stand is seen having a confrontation with nurses in the station in Bisaya dialect.
The video also shows the patient hitting a nurse, slapping the table and shouting angrily. Then her male folk joined the commotion and forcefully grabbed the nurse’s ID. Watch:
Based on initial report, the incident happened in Balamban District Hospital in the province of Cebu.
The female nurse, whose identity is yet to be revealed, has already contact Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) – Cebu Chapter for assistance in making the appropriate action. She said in message that the incident gave her nightmares.
In a post, PNA Cebu Chapter said that the Board of Trustees will be meeting her Sunday “to know the whole truth, for possible assistance and of course to uplift the Dignity of our Profession because PNA is our MOTHER PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION tasked to safeguard the welfare of our nurses, protect the noble image of our profession and advance its good cause.”
What’s your thoughts on this incident, nurses?