BORN CARE-GIVER, 18 OctHaving a loved one warded in the hospital is understandably stressful for many of us. For Mr Derick Wong, he not only cared for his mother but went the extra mile by befriending other patients and gifting items to cheer up both patients and healthcare staff...read more.
FEELING VIBRANT WITH VARIETY HOUR, 18 OctStuck in the hospital ward for the whole day, patients now have something to look forward to for a weekly fix of entertainment, thanks to the Variety Hour programme...read more.
ART WITH A HEART, 18 OctThrough the SchoolARTS programme, students tap on their artistic talents to bring cheer to patients and create a livelier hospital environment for patients, staff and visitors...read more.
A SPECIAL KIND OF VOLUNTEER, 18 OctWanting to make Singapore a happier and kinder place, Ms Sherry Soon founded Be Kind SG, a volunteer-initiated outreach group. During this COVID-19 pandemic, she led her team to provide unwavering support to staff and patients of SingHealth Community Hospitals (SCH), landing her a President's Volunteerism & Philanthropy Award in 2020...read more.
NO MATTER THE DISTANCE, 09 SeptCaregivers play an important role in supporting their loved ones. For Marivic, our palliative nurse at Sengkang Community Hospital, being miles apart with her dying father did not stop her from caring him till the end of his life...read more.
THE NIGHTANGLE TALES, 19 AugBehind each question or action by our nurses lies a strong passion and
will to serve those in need. We bring you three heartwarming stories shared by
our nurses that are centered around three core values – Compassion, Integrity
and Collaboration...read more.
LAST TIME POLICEMEN WEAR SHORTS!, 18 AugThis may be a familiar Singlish phrase for us but for our elderly patients, policemen in shorts were an actual reality, and just one of the many things that have vanished from their generation. Let us celebrate Singapore’s 56th birthday with a blast from the past… read more.
A FATHER'S LAST BUS RIDE, 03 JuneShe stood crying in the ward. The nurse next to her was saying
something, but she could not hear her. Everything seems blurry as she looked at
the motionless body of her father…
PUTTING DOWN ROOTS IN FAMILY MEDICINE, 21 MayI was
in Red Cross Youth during secondary school, and found my passion in helping
people through the many volunteering opportunities I had. I also did
attachments to a few hospitals...read more.
PASSION FOR HIS CRAFT, 14 MayFrom organ systems to the HIV, Dr Gabriel Yee, Associate Consultant at BVH Post-Acute & Continuing Care, was set on becoming a microbiologist at a young age. His keen interest in the study of infectious diseases...read more.
A TRUE DEVOTION TO HEALING, 07 May“Medical came as a natural choice for me,” said Dr Wong Ann Mei, Senior Staff Registrar, Post-Acute & Continuing Care at SKCH. Ann Mei had discovered her genuine interest in science and the pathology of disease from her very first biology lesson ...read more.
To most, it’s merely a cookbook. But for one palliative patient at Sengkang Community Hospital, the collection of recipes was part of her legacy that allowed her to live out the remainder of her life meaningfully...read more.
For almost 20 years, the wards in Bright Vision Hospital
(BVH) were where the elderly and terminally ill sought treatment and care. But
when a new virus hit Singapore’s shores and the number of local infection cases
rose, there was an urgent need to free up beds in acute hospitals for the more
critically sick...read more.
When you think of partners for hospitals, it is unlikely for
schools or an airline company to come to mind. It can therefore be surprising
that these are indeed some of the partners SingHealth Community Hospitals (SCH)
collaborate with for our patients...read more.
Friendly smiles, animated conversations and boisterous sing-a-longs
used to be what patients looked forward to during patient-volunteer sessions. But
when COVID-19struck, these were replaced by social distancing, stricter
infection control guidelines and visitor restrictions...read more.
Mdm Chua Kim Kee has
been giving haircuts to Bright Vision Hospital's patients since 2012. She also
won BVH's 'Most Active Volunteer Award' in 2014 for clocking the most number of
volunteering hours....read more.
On 11 April 2020, Bright Vision Hospital (BVH) took in its first COVID-19 patient after rapid decantment of pre-existing ones. We take a look at what went on behind the scenes that eventually led BVH to win the Best Team (Merit) Award at the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards (SHQSA) 2021...read more.
May started her career in social work as a
Social Work Assistant in Changi General Hospital (CGH) – within a year, she was
certain that medical social work was her calling. Seeing patients struggle to
cope with their conditions, May found it fulfilling to walk with them through
their recovery journey, working to provide a helping hand (or listening ear)
when they needed it most...read more.
Koh, Senior Executive, Community Relations (CR) team at BVH, being the event
organiser for the inaugural iWALK event was just not enough. To experience the
journey as a participant and to do her part for our needy patients, she decided
to sign herself up for the 10km race...read more.
HOW DO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST HELP PATIENTS, 20 JanTo help our patients live independently, our Occupational Therapists
engage them through everyday activities in a purposeful and therapeutic
ALL ABOUT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPHY, 14 JanIt was World Occupational Therapy Day on 11 January 2021! We took the opportunity to get four SCH Occupational Therapists (OTs) to answer the questions we’ve always been curious about...read more.
EGG PANCAKE ROLL, 6 JanA video on healthy and easy to do recipe by our SCH Dietetics...watch now!
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