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July 26, 2016 | UpcloseResidency Program 

Communication: Bringing the human touch

I am a doctor, a leader and a teacher. Regardless of which capacity I serve, what matters most is how I can make a positive impact on others – the key is effective communication.

July 20, 2016 | Academic MedicineAdministration in Healthcare 

Improving the healthcare system | Part 1: Healthcare in need of a boost

This first article in a nine-part series with the SingHealth Office of Strategy Management will provide an overview of how the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC) is approaching the health challenges facing the nation.

July 20, 2016 | Academic MedicineNursingClinical Care and Innovation 

Eliminating blind spots at work

In an effort to strengthen infection control, Senior Nursing Personnel in KKH have come together to combat ‘familiarity blindness’ and improve hygiene standards.

July 20, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationUpcloseNursing 

Nursing: the bedrock of healthcare

SingHealth Group Chief Nurse Dr Tracy Carol Ayre and Deputy Group Chief Nurse, Ms Ng Gaik Nai, shed light on what it means to be a nurse in today’s healthcare landscape

July 20, 2016 | Giving & PhilanthropyUpcloseEvents 

Hair for Hope: Q&A with Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong and Assoc Prof Chan Mei Yoke

Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong and Assoc Prof Chan Mei Yoke were among the 42 KKH staff who shaved their heads on 8 July, to show their support for children with cancer. Read on to find out how they prepared for this event, and what inspired them to make this bald statement.

July 15, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearchUpclose 

He takes inventions from lab to market

Dr Kevin Koh is founder of Vivo Diagnostics, a start-up behind made-in-S'pore HFMD kit. The company is currently collaborating with Singapore General Hospital, National Cancer Centre Singapore and a Japanese multinational corporation to develop a surgical lighting device to eliminate the need for surgeons to wear headlamps in the operating theatre.

July 11, 2016 | Research 

Malignant cells? Think again.

A finding by a national research team challenges a commonly held assumption about cancer, potentially opening up new ways for detection and treatment.

July 05, 2016 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

A network of care

KKH and Temasek Cares launched Singapore’s first network to support children affected by trauma.