BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER, 11 NOVYou must have heard this phrase countless times – teamwork makes the dream work. Simply put, a team that works together performs and excels together. And good team work requires great team bonding - just what our iWalk charity event offers!...read more.
SHAPING HEARTS, SHAPING MINDS, 29 AUGThree colleagues share about their role as an educator to those in the healthcare fraternity....read more.
NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART, 23 AUGThe pandemic has not been an easy time for everyone, especially for healthcare workers who have to deal with constantly changing protocols, work stress, and facing a higher risk of infection in their line of duty...read more.
IT TAKES A VILLAGE, 23 AUGWith more than 10 years of nursing experience under his belt, Sanchez Joecris Ian Esmeralda, Staff Nurse at OCH, finds meaning and joy in the work that he does, and always aims to give his best to all his patients. But while nurses play an important role in a patient's recovery, Joecris says the secret ingredient that ties it all together is teamwork...read more.
A TOUCH OF TECH, 13 JULYSee Han saw the vast opportunities in a nursing career, especially as technology began to make its way to help nurses manage patients with increasing efficiency. Taking the leap of faith with support from his loved ones (his wife used to be a nurse!), See Han made the career switch and never looked back since...read more.
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
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 full-time...read more.
RETREAT INTO THE WELLNESS ROOM, 25 APRAmidst the hustle and bustle
of daily work and life, it is easy to get caught up and forget to take a
breather. To provide additional emotional support for our staff and inject a
little joy at work into the work space, the BVH Staff Wellness Committee, made
up of staff from different departments, were inspired to create a cozy corner
where staff can retreat from the world – even if only for a little while...read more.CARING FROM THE HEART, 22 APRTo
Jenny Tan, Patient Experience Associate (PEA) from Sengkang Community Hospital
(SKCH), the act of caring for others is compelling as it inspires others to be
part of the culture within and beyond SCH....read 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 disorders...read more.
Memories come in fanciful flavors for one palliative patient at OCH who reminiscences old times through the taste of self-made festive delicacy...read 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 necessary....read more.
YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME!, 15 FebAs of early November, there are 26 fully trained SCH peer supporters, with another group receiving training soon. We have a chat with three of them: SKCH Physiotherapist Lim Win Ni; OCH Senior Staff Nurse Sugeeta D/O K Ramadas; and Assistant Director, Communications, Arthur Wong...read more.
ETCHING MEMORIES, 10 FebNurul 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 illnesses...read more.
YOU GOT MARRIED IN A HOSPITAL?, 05 JanBeing 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 Jia...read more.
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