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August 25, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationHealthcare IT 

KKH co-develops eczema smartphone app for children

KKH has co-developed a new child-friendly eczema smartphone app that is helping young patients with eczema take control of the itchy skin condition.

August 25, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublicationResearch 

Taking the fight to the enemy with lab-grown tumours

Scientists and clinicians from NCCS are collaborating with the Genome Institute of Singapore and the National University Health System to grow cancerous tumours in the laboratory, so as to find ways to kill them.

August 25, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublicationHealthcare IT 

Beat the queue and pick up medicine at Pilbox

The new system for medication collection by SingHealth Polyclinics allows patients to beat the queues at the pharmacy and schedule a collection date at their convenience.

August 25, 2016 | Education 

Pop Quiz │Part 1: Dr Munirah Alhamid

In this series we find out about our people’s passion for educating the next generation of healthcare professionals. Dr Munirah Alhamid, a Senior Resident in SingHealth Residency's Geriatric Medicine Programme, talks about the mentors who have inspired her to teach and about her most memorable moment as an educator at the bedside.

August 25, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationSafety & Quality 

Improving the healthcare system | Part 2: Plugging the gaps

This second article in a nine-part series with the SingHealth Office of Strategy Management has Prof Terrance Chua, Group Chairman Medical Board, SingHealth, providing an overview of how the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC) is plugging the gaps in the system to enhance access to care.

August 24, 2016 | Residency ProgramUpclose 

To cure sometimes, to treat often and to comfort always

In healthcare, medicine cures but compassion heals. Read how Dr Kenneth Chin, from the Duke-NUS class of 2016, believes that conveying compassion and building trust is just as vital to a patient's well-being as is evidence-based care.

August 24, 2016 | EducationResidency Program 

Are you burnt-out?

Assoc Prof Audrey Chia, SingHealth's Ophthalmology Residency Programme Director, on acknowledging the issue of burnout among Residents and helping them bounce back.

August 24, 2016 | EducationGiving & PhilanthropyNursing 

Palliative care gets $1 million boost

The Alice Lee Palliative Nursing Care Programme at the National Cancer Centre Singapore was set up in 2011 with a generous $1m gift from the Lee Foundation, which have pledged a further $1m this year. We talk to two nurses who have benefited from the Programme.