06
Nov
10

Day 1 at Yas Island: ARRIVING AT YAS

The people who came from different hospitals around Abu Dhabi met at Khalifa A Clinic, where buses were waiting to take us to Yas Island. We got into the island around lunch time and were assisted to check in at Radisson Blu Hotel, the same hotel where we checked in last year. It is located just across the Formula One race track. We had our lunch at Asymetri restaurant located at the ground floor.

In the evening, we were picked up at the hotel lobby so we could check out the newly-built field tent hospital. It is now located much nearer to the race track, as compared to where it was set up last year.

The Field Tent Hospital is a 180-bedded facility equipped with an ER, hospital wards, Pharmacy, Laboratory, even Operating Rooms and ICUs. I saw the improvement in the construction of the tents, with comfort rooms stategically located inside the tents. Ah, what money can do! I wondered if only our government in the Philippines would be able to set up tent hospitals during disasters, more lives coud have been saved.

We later went back to the hotel to have our dinner – buffet at Asymetri. I later found out that I will be on day shifts for the rest of the week. It was a disappointment though because I was expecting to be on night shifts like last year. I love night shifts coz I could go around the island during the day. But, who am I to complain? So I decided to retire early to bed despite my friends’ offer to stay at the poolside to have some drinks.

Advertisements

4 Responses to “Day 1 at Yas Island: ARRIVING AT YAS”


  1. June 20, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    While reading your posts about Yas Island, I got really curious about it. I did a little search, and what greeted me was “Yas Island, a destination like no other.” I browsed their website. It looks like it’s a place for the really wealthy people, everything looks so expensive! Everything was well-lit, furnished, and luxurious. Parang dream na lang makapunta dun…

    Like

    • 2 nelson RN
      June 20, 2011 at 6:00 pm

      You may never know, Pearl! Like me, I just dreamt of being in a place like that. But I got there because of my profession. I worked as a paramedic for Formula One Grand Prix. I got to stay there, and got paid at the same time 🙂

      Like

  2. 3 kat
    June 26, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    eh di kunti lang tulog mo if night shift ka, kasi maglalakwatsa ka pala sa araw…hehehe…

    Like

  3. June 27, 2011 at 4:02 pm

    ok lang at least you enjoyed your work and your stay there 🙂

    Like


I'd love to hear from you. Share your thoughts with me here :)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


No one person can ever experience all that life has to offer. It is only through sharing - experiences, feelings, insights - that we can hope to grow beyond our own meager lifetime.

Nurses are tough people. But behind great nurses are inspirations to keep them doing what they need to do - TO CARE.

Nurse or non-nurse, please feel free to move around the site. Everybody needs inspirations to be encouraged every now and then.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 2,331 other followers

***Inspirational quotes are lifted from elsewhere (Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram). If there are issues regarding copyright, please let me know and I'll take the post down.

Blog Stats

  • 328,433 hits

NEGOSYONG PANG OFWs! Check mo to!

Unified-Products-and-Services-Inc_-or-UPS-for-brevity-sister-company-of-GPRS-Victor-globalpinoy_me-was-established-2011

Archives

November 2010
M T W T F S S
« Oct   Dec »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  

Live Traffic Feed

Proud Member :)

BC_BLOGGERS

DISCLAIMER

Health posts here are the author's opinion and should not be taken as professional advice. It is still best to consult your physician. Posts in this site protect patient confidentiality, so if you have any concerns regarding any of the nursing posts, please send me a message and I will be happy to address them.

%d bloggers like this: