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The Cardiac Centre (consisting of the Cardiology Service and Cardiothoracic Surgery Service) at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) has adopted the use of three-dimensional (3D) printed heart models to enhance the planning of clinical management leading to improved outcomes for complex congenital heart conditions. Eight of these models, each depicting a different congenital heart disease in actual patients, provide intricate views into tiny hearts to aid cardiothoracic surgeons in their pre-planning of complex surgeries. The Cardiac Centre is the main paediatric cardiology referral centre in Singapore and performs an average of approximately 200 surgeries a year. Read More
Following hot on the heels of Joseph Schooling’s breaking of the Olympic Record at the Olympic Games in Rio, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) is also attempting its own record-setting feat. KKH set the world record in 1966 for being the world’s largest maternity hospital with a record birth of 39,835 babies born that year, a record it held for ten years. This year marks the 50th anniversary of this achievement and KKH will commemorate it with a community family carnival called "Born in KKH". Read More
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) together with SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme (ACP) are making a bald statement of support for children with cancer. Read More
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), together with Temasek Cares, has launched Singapore’s first network to support children affected by trauma. Initiated by Temasek Cares, the Stay Prepared – Trauma Network for Children aims to bring psychosocial trauma support and care into the core of Singapore’s community. This is a successive collaboration between KKH and Temasek Cares following the launch of the Temasek Cares KITS (Kids in Tough Situations) programme in April 2014. Read More
- Pre-school age children most vulnerable to submersion incidents
- Highest occurrence in condominium pools
Statistics compiled by the Department of Emergency Medicine at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) on unintentional submersion incidents involving children from the period January 2011 to December 2015 showed an upward trend of submersion incidents with one in ten cases resulting in drowning death. Children of pre-school age are also most vulnerable to submersion injuries, with the data reflecting that more than 76 per cent of those with submersion injuries were children aged six years and below. Read More
A mother’s unconditional love; a doctor’s determination to save lives; the healing magic of laughter; life after the loss of a loved one. These stories of Singaporeans from all walks of life with the fondest memories of their healthcare journeys have been woven together in a special commemorative book entitled, ‘Dear KKH, Hope in 50 Letters’.Read More
A local research study conducted by KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS) has found that pregnant patients benefit most from gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) screening as it allows for timely interventions and brings about health benefits that far outweigh the cost. The study supports offering screening of GDM for all pregnant women, and corroborates with the recent recommendations of several international studies in other developed countries calling for screening of GDM in all pregnant women.Read More
KKH is one of the 12 developments recognised at the Skyrise Greenery Awards 2015 for innovative greening efforts this year! Organised by National Parks Board (Nparks), the Skyrise Greenery Awards are the first in the region to recognise and reward skyrise greening efforts in developments. Into its sixth run since its launch in 2008, the Awards honour the team effort of building owners, developers, architects, designers, and landscape contract managers who have creatively integrated sky gardens and vertical greenery in their projects.
The Temasek Cares KIDS 0-3 Centre puts under one roof, health, social and educational services for vulnerable children aged 0 to three, and their mothers from the Temasek Cares Kids Integrated Development Service 0-3 (“Temasek Cares KIDS 0-3”) programme. The unique Temasek Cares KIDS 0-3 programme aims to provide a comprehensive spectrum of care through a multi-layered and integrated community health and social care support system. Read More
Congratulations to our team from the Department of Child Development for achieving the National Clinical Excellence Team Award at the National Medical Excellence Awards 2015! Read More
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