EVENTS

Paediatric Integrated Neuro-Rehabilitation Service (PINS) AHP Training Programme (Online)

Thurs, 18 Feb 2021 | Developed for occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech therapists working in paediatric settings, this online training aims to provide an understanding of the scope of practice and relevant knowledge associated with paediatric neuro-rehabilitation.

NEWS

Over one in three rare childhood disorders diagnosed in six years

Tues, 22 Dec 2020 | KKH BRIDGES, set up in collaboration with genomic research institutes at SingHealth, A*STAR and Duke-NUS Medical School in 2014, has helped 160 children with rare and undiagnosed conditions receive proper diagnoses, and enabled doctors to provide better care to them and their families.

New research network drives improved collaboration among public hospitals offering maternity services

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 | The Singapore Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research Network (SORN) jointly established by KKH, SGH and NUH, is seeing researchers working together on research in COVID-19, and other common yet severe obstetrics and gynaecology conditions, with the aim to improve clinical practices, as well as enable the translation of research findings into clinical practice.

Mothers pass on allergies to offspring, Singapore preclinical study shows

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 | A collaborative study by A*STAR, KKH and Duke-NUS Medical School found that maternal antibodies primed to react to specific allergens can cross the placenta, passing on transiently allergic reactions to offspring.

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About KK Women's and Children's Hospital

KK Women's and Children's Hospital has evolved over the decades, since its founding in 1858, into a leader in Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Neonatology. Today, the 830-bed hospital is a referral centre providing tertiary services to manage high-risk conditions in women and children.

A team of about 500 specialists adopt a compassionate, multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to treatment, and harness the latest medical innovations and technology to deliver the best medical care possible.

As an Academic Medical Centre, KKH believes that world-class clinical training and research are imperative in raising the standard of care. Hence, the Hospital has adopted a culture of innovation as it achieves world-class clinical leadership. KKH is a major teaching hospital for Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. The hospital also runs the largest specialist training programme for Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Paediatrics in Singapore. Both programmes are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I), and are highly rated for the high quality of clinical teaching and the commitment to translational research.

As we continually raise the bar on clinical excellence, we are sensitive to our patients' needs for a pleasant hospital experience - one where they receive seamless service and enjoy the warmth of compassionate care in a healing environment.


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Tel: +65 6-CALL KKH (6-2255 554)

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