- Yeng Constantino’s husband recently got into an accident in Siargao
- The singer then took to social media her frustration over one of the hospitals in the area and even revealed the full name and photo of the doctor in charge
- This prompted one medical staff to speak out regarding the issue
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Kapamilya singer Yeng Constantino has received backlash from netizens after posting an online rant about one of the local hospitals in Siargao.
It can be recalled that the singer even posted the full name and the photo of the doctor in charge to them in her post.
Aside from this, the hashtag ‘#NoToDoctorShaming’ also trended on Twitter after Yeng’s online post and vlog about her experience in the hospital.
KAMI learned the singer’s post prompted one medical staff from the said hospital to share what actually transpired during the incident.
According to the netizen, “Hello Ms. @YengPLUGGEDin . I am one of the med students who were with the doctor from Gen Luna who assisted your husband when he was rushed in the hospital. We rushed a patient to Dapa and while we were there, our preceptor was called to assist with your husband's case.
“I saw first hand how the doctor and staff in Dapa District Hospital did their best to give appropriate care to your husband despite lack of manpower and lack of facilities. I understand that you are frustrated bec you are not used to a setting with limited health services.
“Pero please, inasikaso po kayo sa best na makakaya ng staff doon. Ginawa po ang tests na hinihingi ninyo kahit sa tingin ng mga doktor ay hindi kailangan. Nagsikap po na gumawa ng paraan kahit kulang sila sa tao at pasilidad.
“May mga kakulangan man, hindi po solusyon na pahiyain niyo ang doktor, staff at ospital doon sa social media. Hindi po nakakatulong sa morale sa doktor at staff ng hospital na nagsisilbi doon bagamat mababa ang sweldo at understaffed ang pagpapahiya ninyo sa kanila sa socmed.
“Isa pa po, hindi kayo nagpaalam sa amin na ivovlog ninyo kami pero isinama niyo kami sa video na pinost niyo. Diko po inakala na nakuha niyo pa palang magvlog habang nandoon tayo sa loob ng xray room kahit na sabi niyo ay grabe ang pagaalala ninyo. #NotoDoctorShaming
“Totoo na maraming kakulangan sa serbisyong pangkalusugan. Kaya po siguro imbes na ang kastiguhin natin ay mga indibidwal, doktor, pasyente, healthcare workers, magkaisa tayong singilin ang gobyerno sa pagpapabaya niya sa kalusugan ng mamamayan.”
The medical staff’s post garnered reactions from netizens on social media. Here are some of their comments from entertainment site Fashion Pulis.
"Apparently vlogging is life. If you were really worried about your husband, dun Ang focus mo. Not on documenting it."
"Don't blame the practitioners! Blame the corruption in the country! Kahit anong galing ng doctor at nurse mo kung kulang sa equipment and proper utilities, hanggang libro na lang at hindi in clinical setting magagamit ang kaalaman nila."
"Oopss. Now that’s a different story! Very wrong, Yeng."
"Everything/anything for the gram, for the vlog, for the socmed, for the content. Alalang-alala pero nakuha ang mag-vlog at wala pa palang consent ng mga nasa tao sa vlog."
"May point si ate. Di ko alam kung matatawa ako o maiinis kay yeng. Nakuha pang mag vlog kahit ganun kalagyan ng asawa nya."
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As reported earlier by KAMI, netizens slammed Yeng Constantino over her doctor-shaming post.
Yeng Constantino is a Filipina pop diva singer-songwriter, occasional actress and host. In 2006, she won the title "Grand Star Dreamer" in the inaugural season of Pinoy Dream Academy, the Philippine edition of Endemol's reality TV show Star Academy.
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