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Media Releases

2016

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28 November 2016Bridging Care from Hospital to Home - Official Opening of Yishun Community Hospital

15 September 2016Mobilising the "KAMPUNG" SPIRIT: Caring for one another young and old

25 August 2016Alexandra Health Forum and Nursing Fest 2016


2015

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31 July 2015An intuitive mentor receives the President's Award for Nurses 2015

24 July 2015A passionate nurse educator among six MOH Nurses Merit Award recipients

10 April 2015New Yishun Community Hospital to bring about closer care integration for patients in the north


2014

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25 November 2014Khoo Teck Puat Hospital partners NTUC Foodfare to go green with "BYO" initiative

6 November 2014Longitudinal study by Khoo Teck Puat Hospital finds that Malays and Indians with type 2 diabetes mellitus have higher risk of getting heart attacks and strokes

6 November 2014Youth with type 2 diabetes at higher risk of developing complications due to poor blood sugar control

19 October 20145,000 Nee Soon GRC residents to benefit from five-year eye screening programme by Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

11 October 2014First local study of Singaporean Chinese suggests lower and atypical distribution of macular pigment in older and overweight subjects may predispose them to higher risk of developing Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

1 September 2014SMRT taxi drivers to enjoy doorstep convenience to workplace health programmes

30 July 2014Khoo Teck Puat Hospital-Alexandra Health Palliative Care Nurse Wins Highest Award in Nursing: the President's Award for Nurses 2014

26 June 2014Alexandra Health System's Ageing-In-Place Programme - First Singapore public healthcare programme to win 2014 UN Public Service Award

19 June 2014From 4 'O' Level passes and an uncertain future to leading a team of 66 Medical Technologists

11 June 2014Critical Care Nurse never thought of becoming a nurse and staying for 30 years and counting

10 June 2014Thirst for lifelong learning drives Alexandra Health employee to clock up 50 years of service in Healthcare

6 May 2014Virtual “Therapy Buddies” to help patients manage panic attacks and depressive moods

29 April 2014Medical social worker who bravely stood up to knife-wielding family member of patient, among 4 recipients of Healthcare Humanity Awards 2014


2013

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23 August 2013Health Minister breaks ground for new 428-bed Yishun Community Hospital that "will not let patients lie in bed"

19 May 2013Awareness of Age-relate Macular Degeneration and its Risk Factors Grew Four-Fold Among Singaporeans: Study

15 February 2013Professor Tommy Koh to launch book that chronicles development of the gardens and bio-diversity at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

21 January 2013300 “Students” set to graduate from Khoo Teck Puat Hospital’s Mini Medical School


2011

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7 December 2011Alexandra Health partners Singapore Polytechnic to further healthcare innovation

12 November 2011Rejuvenated Yishun Pond provides new community spaces for residents and patients

18 April 2011Khoo Teck Puat Hospital first hospital to win Gold in BCA Universal Design Awards 2010


2010

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3 November 2010Alexandra Health staff get "Healthy Together" in 3-month long fitness campaign

17 September 2010Khoo Teck Puat Hospital To Help Elderly Better Manage Ageing Issues

9 September 2010Yishun Pond Makeover To Create New Green Lung

28 August 2010Fight Age-Related Macular Degeneration with Antioxidants

29 July 2010Genomics Study to Help with Understanding Infection Control and Longevity

25 June 2010Khoo Teck Puat Hospital opens A&E and Inpatient Wards

26 April 2010Sembawang Shipyard Collaborates With Khoo Teck Puat Hospital to Promote Workplace Health

19 April 2010KTPH Celebrates Earth Day

24 March 2010Specialist Clinics at New Khoo Teck Puat Hospital Open