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.

January 26, 2018 | Photo StoryGiving & Philanthropy 

The 8 year old who ran for hope

Among the 10,000 participants at Run for Hope on 21 January was Calihashim, an eight year old whose mother is battling multiple cancers.

November 30, 2017 | Academic Clinical ProgrammesClinical Care and InnovationPhoto StoryUpclose 

A future with hope

The VIVA-KKH Paediatric Brain and Solid Tumour Programme set out to change the narrative for children diagnosed with brain and solid cancers. Set up in 2015, the programme leverages the collective strengths and expertise of KKH, SGH, NCCS, NNI, the Viva Foundation for Children with Cancer (VIVA) and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA. This novel initiative cuts across specialties and institutions as healthcare professionals come together to treat the brain and solid tumours in children.

November 29, 2017 | Photo StoryRegional Health SystemClinical Care and Innovation 

From walking frame to tongkat

For Mr Ng, discharge from the hospital was just the beginning of his road to recovery. The Regional Health System ensures that vulnerable patients like Mr Ng do not fall through the cracks. By appointing a Patient Navigator to coordinate his care, different healthcare professionals, welfare organisations and other sectors of the community are mobilised to provide a continuum of services to Mr Ng. This way, he can ease back into normalcy.

November 20, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationAllied HealthPhoto StoryUpclose 

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 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.

November 01, 2017 | EventsPhoto StoryEducation 

SingHealth hosts Asia’s first collaborative medical simulation conference

The S3 Conference brings together leading experts in medical simulation from Europe, America and Singapore.

August 17, 2017 | EventsAdministration in HealthcarePhoto Story 

Either we change, or …

The seventh Singapore Healthcare Management (SHM) congress on 15-17 August discussed various issues in healthcare, with a clear conclusion: healthcare has to change to deliver care that matters.

August 08, 2017 | Photo StoryEventsClinical Care and Innovation 

Collaborating to advance care and deliver data-driven care

Three Academic Clinical Programmes in SingHealth jointly organised the SingHealth Duke-NUS Surgical and Anaesthesia Congress. At the event, it was announced that SingHealth will roll out ACS NSQIP ®, a programme that allows benchmarking against 700 hospitals in US and Canada.

March 01, 2017 | Administration in HealthcareEventsPhoto Story 

Coming together for better patient care

Leaders from SingHealth and EHA had a fruitful dialogue with 27 Clinical Heads of Department (HOD) from CGH on 28 Feb 2017.