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Dr Quek Bin Huey

Quek Bin Huey

Dr Quek Bin Huey

Specialist Accreditation in Neonatology (Spore), MRCS (Edinburgh), Specialist Accreditation in Paediatrics Medicine (Spore), Master of Medicine (Paediatrics Medicine) (Spore), MRCP (UK), MBBS (Spore)

Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Neonatology

Sub-specialties: Neonatal Resuscitation, Simulation Based Learning, Neonatal Ventilation, Chronic Lung Disease, Borderline Viability, Follow-up of Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Chronic Lung Disease, Congenital Malformations in Newborns, Meconium Aspiration Syndrome, Neonatal Hypoglycemia, Neonatal Jaundice, Neonatal Sepsis, Newborn Resuscitation, Nutrition of the Newborn, Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA), Premature Infants and Newborns Needing Intensive Care, Problems Related to Premature Birth, Pulmonary Hypertension, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, The Well Baby, Theraupeutic Hypothermia, Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Neonatology KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Head & Senior Consultant Neonatal Intensive Care Unit KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Quek Bin Huey is actively involved in teaching and training undergraduate and postgraduate students in management of neonatal issues and neonatal care. She is a Clinical Teacher in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. She has also been appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor Duke Graduate Medical School and is the coordinator of Neonatal Programme for Paediatric Clerkship with Duke-GMS. In 2009, Dr Quek was appointed Associate Programme Director for Paediatrics, ACGMEi. Dr Quek is also actively involved in teaching and training nurses involved in critical care nursing, neonatology and those undergoing training in midwifery.

She is involved in the training of doctors and nurses in the Department of Neonatology and Obstetrics and Gynaecology in newborn resuscitation and is also an instructor for the Acute Resuscitation in Children (ARC) course. 

Dr Quek’s sub-specialty interests include Neonatal Resuscitation, Simulation based learning, Neonatal Ventilation, Chronic Lung Disease, Borderline viability and follow-up of Very-Low-Birth-Weight infants.

Other areas of interest include Quality Assurance and Patient Safety and she is responsible for quality assurance audits in the department. She has also recently been appointed Chairman of Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) focus workgroup in KKH. Apart from this, she is the co-coordinator of the Vermont Oxford Network Database (VON) where she has been involved in maintaining the database since 2006.

In addition, Dr Quek is the Honorary Treasurer in the Singapore Paediatric Society since 2008. Previously, she was the Honorary Secretary from 2006 - 2008.

Education

  • Specialist Accreditation in Neonatology (Singapore) 2011
  • MRCS (Edinburgh) 2004
  • Specialist Accreditation in Paediatrics Medicine (Singapore) 2003
  • Master of Medicine (Paediatrics Medicine) (Singapore) 1999
  • MRCP (UK) 1999
  • MBBS National University of Singapore 1998

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adj Asst Prof, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore
  • Adj Asst Prof, DUKE-NUS Medical School, Singapore
  • Clinical Teacher, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore
  • Head, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), KK Women's and Children's Hospital 2017 – Present
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Neonatology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2007 – Present
  • Member, EMR / CLMM Committee 2009 – Present
  • Member, Perinatal Simulation Training Centre Committee 2009 – Present
  • Neonatal Coordinator for DRG Committee 2009 – Present
  • ACGME Associate Programme Director for Paediatrics, SingHealth 2009 – Present
  • Honorary Treasurer, Singapore Paediatric Society 2008 – Present

Awards

  • Service from the Heart Award, 2016
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, 2014
  • Simulation in Pediatric Residency Education, Research and Patient Safety, HMDP Award, 2012
  • Passionate Educator Award, 2012
  • Singapore Health Quality Service, Sliver Award, 2011 to 2012
  • Best Resident Teacher ACGME Paediatrics 2011
  • Service from the Heart Award, 2011
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award, Sliver Award, 2010
  • EXSA Gold Award 2006
  • EXSA Sliver Award 2005
  • Best Clinical Quality Poster on 'Early Discharge of G6PD deficient babies’, 2006

Research Interests

Publications

  • The Simulation Centre – Expansion and Upgrading of the Paediatric Simulation Training Centre to incorporate Neonatal, Obstetric, Perinatal and Communication Skills Training, SingHealth Foundation Grant 2008
  • Strategies for Prevention of Chronic Lung Disease Perinatology, Journal of Perinatology & Neonatal Care. April 2007
  • Unusual Cause of Cyanosis in 2 Young Infants, Paediatrics, Child & Adolescent Health Vol 47 (1) Nov 2007
  • Chapter 11 - Neonatology, The Baby Bear Book – A Practical Guide on Paediatrics 2008/2010
  • Oral Presentation on ‘Impact on Chronic Lung Disease on Neonatal Morbidities and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in ELBWs at 2 years of age at Annual Paediatric Congress 2006
  • Co-Author Poster Presentation on ‘Early Discharge of G6PD Deficient Babies at KKH’, Annual Scientific Meeting 2006 (Best Clinical Quality Poster)
  • 2 Year Neurodevelopmental Outcome of Randomized Trial of Prolonged Low dose versus Conventional dose Indomethacin for treating Patent Ductus Arteriosus in VLBW infants – Retrospective Study (completed and presented as poster and abstract at the Society of Paediatric Research (SPR) 2004

Research Trials