February 28, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationSafety & Quality 

Zero harm – human mistakes cost human lives

Patient safety is not about learning how to dodge bullets. It’s about knowing how not to stand in front of guns. Prof Kenneth Kwek addresses the very human aspects of achieving zero harm in his plenary lecture at the 2017 SingHealth Quality and Innovation Day.

February 27, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationEducation 

Pacts inked to boost eco-city infrastructure, services

As one of the five pacts signed to coorperate on improving the infrastructure and services in Tianjin Eco-City, SingHealth will work on the training and development of healthcare professionals.

February 22, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

Conquering paperwork for admissions

Healthcare electronic admissions forms are paving the way to slay illegible handwriting for good, and save 100,000 hours a year between both patients and staff.

February 17, 2017 | Academic MedicineClinical Care and InnovationResearch 

How to mend a broken heart (better)

Duke-NUS Penn Medicine Study identifies key factors for post heart attack recovery.

February 17, 2017 | Regional Health SystemClinical Care and InnovationAdministration in Healthcare 

Buddying up for regional health

A Regional Health System (RHS) Advance was recently organised by SingHealth and EHA to encourage staff to come together and gain a deeper understanding of the various integrated care initiatives and community-based programmes led by both organisations.

February 13, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

Gluing varicose veins shut

Singapore General Hospital (SGH) doctors use “superglue” to seal problem blood vessels in patients with varicose veins.

February 03, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

New two-pronged method to fight deadly liver cancer

A clinical trial, led by NCCS, may lead to the development of a new synergistic treatment strategy to better fight liver cancer - one of Singapore's top killer cancers.

February 01, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublication 

Teaming Up To Target Tumours In Children

Braving little-known territory, a group of researchers from the VIVA-KKH Paediatric Brain and Solid Tumour Programme is seeking breakthroughs in research and clinical care for childhood brain and solid tumours.

January 26, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

New scheme saves heart patients time, money

Patients make two rather than three visits to heart centre, and get test results more quickly.

January 24, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

New test helps detect nose cancer earlier

A new blood test to detect traces of a virus associated with nose cancer has been developed at NCCS and could be a screening tool for those with high risk of the ailment.