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Our Stories 2022

For Dr Ginny Quek, Associate Consultant, Sengkang Community Hospital, becoming a doctor was an unexpected calling. When the Pangandaran tsunami hit Indonesia back in 2006, Ginny’s church was heavily involved in the rescue and aid more.

The eldest of seven children, Mdm Chan spent her youth looking after her younger siblings. She cooked and cleaned for them as a mother would, and so they grew up with much respect for her. After Mother got married and had us, she stayed home to care for us more.

In all her years as a Family Physician, Dr Wee Shi Jie, Resident Physician at Bright Vision Hospital (BVH), has seen many patients come and go, but two particular patients have always had a special place in her more.

Wanxin had wanted to help children with speech and language difficulties, so that they too, would be able to communicate their ideas and intent with their peers and loved ones. But she found herself drawn to working with adults, when she realised that Speech Therapy also encompasses other acquired communication and swallowing more.

Memories come in fanciful flavors for one palliative patient at OCH who reminiscences old times through the taste of self-made festive more.

A typical day at work for Keith starts with meeting newly admitted patients, assessing their health conditions and reviewing their medications. This allows him to optimise their medication by supplementing the current list or cutting medications that may not be more.

Nurul has a lot to tell when it comes to palliative care. For the past years, she learnt a lot from her colleagues and had first hand experience in caring for patients with critical more.

Being able to fulfil our patients’ wishes is not always an easy task, especially with various COVID-19 restrictions in place. But for a special event like a wedding, our care team pulls out all stops to make it happen! Told through the perspective of SKCH Physiotherapist Ku Yu more.