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 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 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 10, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

More stroke patients arrive in time for treatment: NNI study

The “Spot Stroke” campaign and “StrokeHub” portal launched to get even more Singaporeans to recognise the symptoms of stroke and save more lives.

November 09, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and Innovation 

Interprofessional education: you’re probably doing it wrong

Interprofessional education can save lives, reduce healthcare costs and add value to every encounter between patients and medical professionals, but only when it’s put into practice.

October 25, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

Herbal Cancer

Herbal remedies: They have poetic names and you can find one for every ailment, but they can also be dangerous – scientists from Singapore and Taiwan have now linked some to liver cancer.

October 20, 2017 | Academic MedicineClinical Care and InnovationResearch 

Immunotherapy: The new frontier for cancer treatment

Living longer with better quality of life — what immunotherapy holds for cancer patients in Singapore.

October 19, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

SingHealth, Duke NUS and GSK to conduct large-scale study on asthma and COPD

Involving 13,000 patients each year, the project will enable clinicians to better predict outcomes and risks, and improve treatment strategies

October 12, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationUpcloseAllied Health 

From grief to gift

How our Medical Social Workers and Transplant Coordinators work together to help families come to terms with brain death.