PM'S VISIT TO SKH CAMPUS, 15 DecSCH CEO, Ms Margaret Lee and Director Operations, Mr Tan Tai Kiat hosted Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs Lee on SKH Campus on 15 December 2018, together with SKH CEO, Prof Christopher Cheng and Chief of Medical Board Associate Prof Ong Biauw Chi. PM Lee and Mrs Lee were brought on a tour of the campus, which ended at Ward 85 at Sengkang Community Hospital...read more.
LESSON'S FROM A DYING MAN, 2 OctSKCH Senior Pharmacist Lim Chee Yuen shares and reflects on her experience with a palliative patient. She was attached to Faith ward at BVH for the IHPCS (Inpatient Hospice Palliative Care Service) training from 25 July to 8 August 2018...read more.
BVH CHARITY CARNIVAL FARMER'S MARKET, 15 SepA clear glass container, small pebbles, soil, white sand, and succulents and cacti in various shapes and sizes – these are some of the materials which patients of Bright Vision Hospital (BVH) have put together to form more than 25 sets of terrarium sold at BVH's charity carnival themed 'Farmer's Market' at Tampines Mall on Saturday, 15 September 2018...read more.
SKH CAMPUS COMMUNITY HEALTH DAY, 11 AugAs a lead up to the opening of the new SKH Campus, a Community Health Day event was held in collaboration with the Sengkang General Hospital on 11 August, where our medical partners, community partners and residents from Sengkang and Punggol gathered together to enjoy a day of fun games and activities....read more.
BRIDGING CARE INTO THE COMMUNNITY, 10 JulOne day, Mrs J* fell and fractured her hip – she had been feeling giddy, and has diabetes and high blood pressure. She underwent surgery to fix the fracture but had difficulty walking after the operation, and was later found to have fallen a second time when her blood sugar dropped too low...read more.
SHE WAS MY PILLAR OF STRENGTH, 19 JunForty-eight year old Mohamed Fadil is a single parent to his two sons, aged 15 and 4 years old. His wife, Dahlila, has just recently passed away. Aware of the impact of the mother's absence on his two sons, he now spends more time with them. It is not only to show his emotional support for the two kids, but is also his way of coping with his own grief...read more.
THE MAGIC FORMULA FOR BVH, 6 JuneProper hand hygiene is the simplest and most primary strategy to prevent hospital acquired infections, which can lead to sepsis and increased hospital stay. However, it has always been a challenge to achieve high compliance rates among healthcare professionals, even at big hospitals...read more.
FALLS PREVENTION IS EVERYONE'S BUSINESS, 4 JuneOne fall is one too many. And working in a closely knit community hospital like Bright Vision Hospital (BVH) means each staff is responsible in looking out for patients. What happens in another ward isn't just that ward's business...read more.
YOUR DIET AND YOU, 1 JuneGout is a common medical condition among patients at Bright Vision Hospital (BVH). It happens when there is an abnormally high level of uric acid in the blood, causing crystals to form in the joints...read more.
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE RICH TO GIVE, 22 MayCaral Goh has been a passionate volunteer at Bright Vision Hospital (BVH) for over four years. She helps out with BVH patients' weekly morning exercises, plays board games with them every fortnight, escorts them on quarterly outings, and participates in charity events whenever she can. Caral's passion for volunteering did not come as a given. It all started from a bold idea...read more.
COOKING HEALTH, 11 AprAt 1:30pm, the table is set, and a variety of freshly cut ingredients are laid out nicely on the table in the Day Rehab Centre (DRC) Kitchen. Senior Dietitian Lock Poh Leng is carefully checking the cooking wares and the recipe printouts, making final preparations for the Healthy Cooking Demonstration for three special guests...read more.
NEVER TOO OLD TO VOLUNTEER, 10 Apr70-year-old Mr Ang Bon Kee, is a regular volunteer at Bright Vision Hospital (BVH). Before retiring, he spent 32 years at the Singapore Sports Council, in a job that required him to interact with many different people....read more.
BVH VOLUNTEERS HELP SURPASS FLAG DAY TARGET, 10 MarThey may not be rescuing the passengers in a derailed train, nor were they saving the world from an evil villain.But equipped with passion to help the less privileged, they were more than just your friendly neighbourhood superheroes. These cosplayers from Pause For A Cause (PFAC), were part of the volunteer army that participated in Bright Vision Hospital's Flag Day on 10 March 2018...read more.
PASSION TO CARE FOR OTHERS, 2 MarMs Liew Lee Fong, Nursing Officer and Ms Sally Ang, Pharmacy Technician Supervisor, have been working at BVH for more than 10 years. They recently won the Star Award in the Singapore Health Service Quality Award (SHQSA) 2018. We talked to them to find out why they choose to work in the healthcare sector...read more.
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