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 27, 2017 | Administration in HealthcarePublication 

Changes to system are a healthy move

Four health ministers, four reorganisations. Senior Health Correspondent for The Straits Times Salma Khalik explains why the restructurings have been a necessary process for Singapore.

January 06, 2017 | Publication 

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October 12, 2016 | PublicationResearch 

Asians at higher risk of heart failure

A study led by Prof Carolyn Lam from NHCS found that aside from getting heart failure about ten years earlier than their Western counterparts, Asian heart failure patients are in fact very different from each other based on their ethnicity and which region they are living in.

September 28, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublicationResearch 

Injection rids need for glaucoma eye drops

A new injection might soon be able to spare glaucoma patients the hassle of applying eye drops daily, with researchers from SERI involved in the two-year international trial of this new injection.

September 20, 2016 | Publication 

Kick-starting positive change

Read about the meaningful experiences 2 medical students went through as they accompanied a KKH team to Cambodia to conduct an acute paediatric resuscitation course for local healthcare providers.

September 16, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublication 

KKH adopts 3D printing to improve outcomes for kids with complex heart conditions

Children have smaller hearts, and coupled with certain congenital heart defects, it makes the surgery more challenging when compared with adult heart surgery. KKH has adopted printing 3D hearts as doctors harness the technology to help them in complicated surgical procedures

August 25, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublicationResearch 

Taking the fight to the enemy with lab-grown tumours

Scientists and clinicians from NCCS are collaborating with the Genome Institute of Singapore and the National University Health System to grow cancerous tumours in the laboratory, so as to find ways to kill them.

August 25, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublicationHealthcare IT 

Beat the queue and pick up medicine at Pilbox

The new system for medication collection by SingHealth Polyclinics allows patients to beat the queues at the pharmacy and schedule a collection date at their convenience.

May 13, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublicationResearchSingapore Health 

I’m too young to get dementia

Dementia does not just affect the elderly - people as young as those in their late 30s are also subject to the onset of dementia, but some cases can be treated and cured if detected early.