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 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.

June 27, 2017 | Safety & QualityResearch 

Protect kids from severe injuries

A study shows the worst head injuries come from vehicle accidents and are preventable.

June 01, 2017 | Safety & QualityEvents 

SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC launches Institute for Patient Safety & Quality

The Institute will integrate efforts across SingHealth and Duke-NUS and develop advocates and leaders in patient safety and quality improvement.

May 23, 2017 | Safety & Quality 

8 human errors that may not be your fault

Pushing a door that's meant to be pulled, or hearing the wrong instruction from your boss. We humans are not perfect, but there are moments when we are actually set up to fail. Here are eight errors you might have encountered at work or at home which you shouldn't bash yourself too hard about.

May 15, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationSafety & Quality 

Keeping the little ones safer than safe

Project Red Rain in SGH reduced radiation hazards to infants in intensive care and the nurses that look after them

May 08, 2017 | EventsSafety & Quality 

High-5 for hand hygiene

SingHealth launches hand hygiene mascot

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.

March 27, 2017 | EventsSafety & Quality 

Safety lessons from aviation

Captain Steven Khoo, a pilot for over 40 years with Singapore Airlines and human factors expert, shares how safety evolved in the aviation industry and what healthcare can learn from an industry with one of the best safety standards in the world.