June 22, 2018 | Awards & RecognitionUpclose 

Help and support for patients with heart failure

The LVAD is a life-saver to many patients with heart failure. However, patients have to learn to cope with living with an LVAD, and this is where the LVAD support group steps in, providing pre- and post-surgery education as well as emotional support.

June 11, 2018 | Awards & RecognitionUpclose 

62 year old going strong despite parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease has not stopped 62-year-old Michael Tan from leading a fulfilling life. He has been appointed as the PD ambassador for Singapore by the World Parkinson Coalition.

June 06, 2018 | UpcloseAwards & Recognition 

Stand by me

Mr Teo Peng Ho has been taking care of his friend Mr Ong Chin Tat, who suffers from kidney failure and diabetes, for the past 10 years. He considers Mr Ong as a family member and accompanies him for dialysis and medical appointments. Many people have questioned, why would he go to such lengths for a friend?

June 04, 2018 | ResearchClinical Care and Innovation 

New cord blood technique offers hope

Over 1/3 of transplant patients die now, but mortality rate under 10% in ongoing trial

May 31, 2018 | Giving & PhilanthropyNursingAllied Health 

$75,000 gifts boost training opportunities for eye nurses

The generous donations have paved the way for nurses at Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) to be trained to perform eye injections and give advice to patients to ease the burden on doctors as demand for specialist eye care increases.

May 31, 2018 | Giving & PhilanthropyClinical Care and InnovationPublicationUpclose 

Every dollar makes a difference

Staff from across SingHealth institutions are providing more than clinical support for their patients. Two pharmacy technicians share why they decided to take part in monthly giving.

May 31, 2018 | Giving & PhilanthropyAwards & RecognitionNursingUpclose 

A huge heart for cardiac patients

Sister Lim Suh Fen dedicated her life to caring for cardiac patients. In memory of her, a new fund is being set up so that her legacy lives on.

May 25, 2018 | Singapore HealthClinical Care and Innovation 

Now, fewer surgeries cancelled

Better evaluation of patients before operations has reduced last-minute cancellations.

May 25, 2018 | Clinical Care and InnovationFacilities and Buildings 

Polyclinic uses tech to cut pharmacy waiting time

E-prescriptions, automated process for meds among features at new Punggol Polyclinic

May 23, 2018 | Research 

Progress in stem cell treatment offers new hope

More effective harvesting of stem cells in the umbilical cord may help in search for blood cancer cure