Issues with equity have influenced health care for many years. Equity, in the context of social health insurance such as the Philippines’ Philhealth, means access of the whole population to a package of health services by paying an affordable contribution, and sometimes no contribution at all (for senior citizens and indigents). Philhealth can improve access … Continue reading Pen Point 35
We shape society but society also shapes us.
Just because we're used to something doesn’t mean we’re getting what we truly deserve.
Sometimes they hear you but don't really listen.
It is sad that sometimes we, nurses, don't receive the same respect our patients and their relatives accord to other members of the health care team especially doctors. We care the same way they care for you. Sometimes, even more.
We spend our lives trying to control the things around us. And in a heartbeat, something or someone reminds us that we're not really in control.
Relationships (for them to work & last) require openness, communication, and honesty. Sometimes, even compromise and sacrifice from both parties.