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- 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
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) has rolled out a new robotic bottle dispensing system (BDS) at its Emergency Pharmacy [which serves the Children’s Emergency as well as O&G (24-Hour) Clinic] to enhance efficiency and improve overall patient experience. The system believed to be the world’s first automated system able to autoload, pick, assemble and label bottles, replaces many of the manual tasks involved in dispensing bottled medication. Read More
Children’s Cancer Foundation (CCF) and SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme (ACP) have partnered to establish the Tan Cheng Lim – CCF Professorship in Paediatric Oncology. Read More
KKH was recognised at the “Best Company for Mums” contest with a SG50 Special Award for our efforts in creating a positive work environment for working mothers! KKH was commended for initiatives including compressed work week, flexible work hours, job sharing, and child care support, among other measures and facilities, that were implemented so that our staff could better manage their work and caregiving responsibilities. Photos
To mark the nation’s big 50, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) has lined up a slew of activities to celebrate the momentous occasion. One of the highlights is the “Kids Explore@KKH” event where 100 young explorers - children aged six to 12 spent a morning role-playing healthcare professionals from various specialties at KKH.
To bring the nation together in celebration, KKH will be organising a variety of activities which includes a public forum on parenthood, a mass latch on exercise to commemorate World Breastfeeding Week, as well as a special commemorative book that features individuals whose lives have interlinked with KKH’s. Read More
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