News from the Philippines

Val Smith-Orr runs the Burns Clinic in the Philippines that Swinfen Telemedicine is connected to. Val helps so many, please read her heartfelt story.

We are home safe and sound after a very long couple of days! Mona had to be admitted to hospital for surgical removal of the now hardened dental impression materials, stuck for a week in her palate. Various attempts to remove it were unsuccessful and general anaesthesia was the only remaining option. Rather than going into the gory details of Govt hospitals here, I want to thank Grace and all the wonderful members of the Helping Hands Healing Hearts Ministry team, our DSWD Social Worker Chris(who made me eat candy and cake and drink water to ‘keep me strong’ and all the staff (RN’s and Drs) who helped in Mona’s care in the childrens ward. And of course Evelyn who came to accompany us back home. Materials now removed! Took less than a minute!! Relieved.

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