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February 21, 2018 | Administration in Healthcare 

CGH ties up with Medtronic to improve spine surgery training

Changi General Hospital and global medical device company Medtronic International Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 6 February 2018 to establish CREST @ CGH (Centre of Excellence for Spine surgery Training).

February 21, 2018 | Research 

Asian lung cancer tumours may be tougher to treat

Asians with lung cancer have tumours that are genetically more complex than previously thought and this could make these patients more challenging to treat, a study by the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and the National Cancer Centre Singapore has found.

February 20, 2018 | Upclose 

When I was a student: Associate Professor Toh Han Chong

From aspiring obstetrician to medical oncologist, Dr Toh Han Chong reminisces about life as a medical student in England, including asking a girl out and getting rejected, listening to Pet Shop Boys and rowing on the River Thames.

February 13, 2018 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

Community Cord Blood Banking launched in Singapore

The Singapore Cord Blood Bank (SCBB) now offers family storage service, under its Community Cord Blood Banking service.

February 08, 2018 | Global HealthAdministration in Healthcare 

SingHealth and Sri Lanka Health Ministry sign MOU to launch quality assurance programme in Sri Lanka

SingHealth and the Sri Lanka Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 5 February 2018 to mark the official launch of the “Quality Assurance through Clinical Leadership” programme.

February 05, 2018 | Regional Health SystemPhoto Story 

Providing palliative patients with dignified, holistic care

At Bright Vision Hospital (BVH), palliative care is more than just about relieving pain and physical symptoms. It’s about treating patients holistically – body, mind and soul.

February 05, 2018 | Clinical Care and InnovationEvents 

What would you do to go the extra mile for patients?

From learning multiple languages to overcoming a fear of blood, these healthcare superstars have gone above and beyond what their jobs demand for the sake of our patients.

February 01, 2018 | UpcloseAwards & Recognition 

Meet SingHealth’s first female Emeritus Consultant

Prof Chay Oh Moh from KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital has been awarded as the first female Emeritus Consultant in SingHealth. She has served in healthcare for 40 years.