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April 20, 2017 | EventsNursing 

Sharing best practices beyond borders

More than 200 nurse leaders from 10 Asian countries gathered in SGH Campus for the inaugural Temasek Foundation International @ 10 Asia Nurse Leaders Forum, 10-12 April 2017.

April 13, 2017 | Administration in Healthcare 

Leadership succession at SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Prof Kenneth Kwek appointed CEO of Singapore General Hospital from 1 May 2017. Prof Alex Sia to lead KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital as its CEO.

April 13, 2017 | Healthcare ITClinical Care and Innovation 

Cutting down hospital visits with video consultations

Depending on the hospital, patients may pay for the video consultations upfront after their first face-to-face doctor's visit, and the costs could be lower than seeing a doctor face-to-face.

April 12, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

Cataract surgery helps Singapore Zoo's 60-year-old orangutan see again

Jojo, Singapore Zoo's senior Bornean orangutan, can see clearly again, thanks to a successful cataract surgery performed by SNEC doctors.

April 10, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyResearch 

Establishing capabilities for a more effective outbreak response

Gift from Tanoto Foundation will help establish the Viral Research and Experimental Medicine Centre @ SingHealth Duke-NUS (ViREMiCS) which will look into dramatically shortening lengthy clinical trials processes.

April 06, 2017 | Research 

SGH-led study discovers haze brings risk of cardiac arrests

The SGH-led study found a 30% increase in the ris of cardiac arrest when PSI levels hit more than 100.

April 05, 2017 | ResearchUpclose 

Climbing Everests – wisdom from a Nobel Laureate’s research journey

Professor Ada Yonath, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, shared how she overcame multiple challenges and setbacks in her research journey at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Research Day 2017.

April 05, 2017 | ResearchSafety & Quality 

More than a signature on a form

The process of research is as important as its outcome. More than just a legal requirement, informed consent is a crucial ethical responsibility of researchers working with human participants.