November 20, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation, Allied Health, Photo Story, Regional Health System, Upclose
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.
October 06, 2017 | Education, Clinical Care and Innovation, Upclose
“Hi, how can I help you today?” Duke-NUS student Anthony Li realised the many missed opportunities to build good rapport with the patients we look after.
September 12, 2017 | Education, Upclose, Clinical Care and Innovation
How far does a doctor need to empathise with his patients? Medical student Tan Chin Yee contemplates on this question as he faced his first death in the hospital.
August 29, 2017 | Upclose
Passionate, witty and humorous as ever, the founder of SGH’s Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) Department, Professor Charles Ng, shares on his 50-year journey in public service and healthcare.
August 15, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation, Education, Upclose
As a medical student, Dr Trevor Tan did clinical rotations in Singapore General Hospital. In this article, he shares how an encounter with a patient during that posting made him ponder deeply about the sixth sense that needs to be developed and honed by physicians.
June 27, 2017 | Upclose
Dr Chan Yew Weng: A pilot in the operating theatre.
June 21, 2017 | Education, Clinical Care and Innovation, Upclose
The intensive care unit (ICU) is a place where we push life to the boundaries. It is where patients recuperate and regain life to reunite with loved ones, and also where we medical practitioners realise that sometimes, even our best efforts are not enough to save their broken bodies.
June 09, 2017 | Education, Upclose
Meet all-rounder Dr Brian Chan – Duke-NUS fresh graduate, stand-out peer leader and passionate volunteer – as he continues on his journey to becoming a holistic physician.