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November 23, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationFacilities and Buildings 

Punggol Polyclinic to open on Nov 24

Punggol residents will soon have a new four-storey polyclinic.

November 22, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

Fending off diabetes in those with high risk

SingHealth launches study on effectiveness of diabetes prevention programme in Singapore. 850 participants with pre-diabetes needed.

November 21, 2017 | Research 

Researchers find protein behind organ failure

Breakthrough by Duke-NUS Medical School team can lead to new methods of treatment

November 21, 2017 | EducationSafety & Quality 

Young doctors here feeling burnt-out, says study

Young doctors are feeling burnt-out, and this affects their ability to empathise with patients. The study was conducted by the National Heart Centre Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Duke-NUS Medical School.

November 21, 2017 | Safety & Quality 

Antibiotics use - Time for change

With antibiotic resistance, we seem to find ourselves back in pre-penicillin days when people may die even from a simple infection gotten from a scratch.

November 20, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationAllied HealthPhoto StoryRegional Health SystemUpclose 

No longer lost

Liver cirrhosis, an irreversible scarring of the liver, caused Mdm Yee to become a shell of who she formerly was. The complexity of her condition called for a myriad of treatments from different specialists. Instead of working in silos with each specialist examining only one part of the problem, the SingHealth Duke-NUS Liver Transplant Centre brought together healthcare professionals from across disciplines to treat Mdm Yee holistically.

November 16, 2017 | Safety & Quality 

How not to achieve Zero Harm

Is Target Zero Harm just a buzzword? Are you looking for loopholes to meet safety targets? William Lai, safety consultant, wants to have a word with you.

November 15, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationFacilities and BuildingsPhoto Story 

Sweet advice for those with pre-diabetes

SingHealth Polyclinics – Bedok reopens at a brand new integrated complex, with two new diabetes care programmes, a self-collect medication locker with a cooling system, and other new services to help patients at every step of their care.