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Doctors, nurses, netizens react to Yeng Constantino’s post about Siargao incident

  • Yeng Constantino earned the ire of netizens and medical professionals.
  • Yeng posted on her Facebook account and YouTube channel the name and picture of the doctor who attended to her husband in Siargao.

After posting her and her husband’s horrific experience in Siargao, netizens especially those in the medical professions have come together to call out Yeng Constantino.

On Friday, July 19, Kapamilya singer Yeng Constantino took to Facebook and posted their experience in a Siargao hospital. While lamenting the agony that they had gone through, Yeng shamed the doctor who attended to her husband Yan.

In her post, Yeng named the doctor and posted her picture for allegedly lacking empathy. She also vlogged the same experience on her YouTube channel.

That act didn’t sit well with netizens, especially medical professionals.

One of the medical staff in the hospital also took to social media to call out Yeng for posting their faces in her vlog without getting their consent or permission.

Ces Santos, one of the medical students present at the hospital, said while she understands Yeng’s frustrations, the medical staff did all they could do to attend to her husband. She also said that Yeng could have just used her platform to raise awareness on the plight and conditions of rural hospitals instead of blaming and shaming the medical professionals.

Hello Ms. Yeng,I am one of the med students who were with the doctor from Gen Luna who assisted your husband when he…

Posted by Ces Santos on Saturday, July 20, 2019

Under R.A. 10175, sharing of photos or videos of any staff or patient inside a hospital via social media is prohibited. And hospital staff shaming can fall under cyber libel which could mean a minimum of six years imprisonment.

Meanwhile, here are other netizens and medical professionals who shared their sentiments and reactions to Yeng’s doctor shaming.

 

Yeng apologizes

Meanwhile, Yeng has already apologized to the doctor and all the medical professionals who have been affected by her post.

In a Facebook post, Monday, July 22, Yeng admitted her mistake and said that she will be more responsible next time.

Regarding the Siargao incident, yung mga recent posts ko was brought about by my high emotions dahil sa nangyari sa…



Posted by Yeng Constantino on Monday, July 22, 2019

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