EVENTS

Asia Pacific Maternal and Child Health Conference & Integrated Platform for Research in Advancing Maternal and Child Health Outcomes (IPRAMHO) International Meeting 2023

Fri, 17 Feb and Sat, 18 Feb 2023 | (Hybrid event) Join global healthcare leaders in discussions, research networking and workshops on maternal and child health, and witness the launch of the Singapore Perinatal Mental Health Guidelines. CME and SNB-CPE points will be awarded.

Cytopathology Update 2023

Sat, 18 Feb 2023 | (Physical event) Get insights into pulmonary, salivary, thyroid and lymph node cases. This two-day interactive conference is organised by KKH, Society of Cytology, Singapore and The Johns Hopkins Cytopathology. CME points will be awarded.

Mother and Child Health Webinar 2023 - Supporting the health and well-being of mothers and young children

Sat, 25 Feb 2023 | (Online event) Join SingHealth healthcare professionals and experts from National Library Board and Centre for Fathering for discussion of key women and child health topics such as promoting early literacy and language skills, dental health, healthy eye habits, postnatal health and the importance of fathering involvement.

NEWS

Gen Y Speaks: My child is the only one in Singapore with this disease. Every day he is alive is a blessing to us

Sun, 29 Jan 2023 | Parents Geoffrey and Amelia share their journey of caring for their six-year-old son, Christopher, who is the only person in Singapore to be diagnosed with Bile Acid Synthesis Disorder, a rare disease that affects his liver function.

Obesity among children on the rise in Singapore, but fat-shaming is not the answer

Sat, 14 Jan 2023 | Child obesity is on the rise in Singapore. Tackling it will require mindset shifts as well as lifestyle changes.

Baby emerges as 'kangaroo care' champion at KKH after parents clock record 48 hours of skin-to-skin contact

Tues, 6 Dec 2022 | Studies have shown that kangaroo care, which involves snuggling an unclothed baby to the parent's bare chest, can help to stabilise an infant's heart and breathing rates, improve oxygen saturation, better regulate body temperature and improve growth.

All Visual Stories

KKH Children's Emergency - Leading in paediatric emergency care since 1997

Watch how the KKH CE team continues to lead and transform paediatric emergency medicine to help every child fulfill their fullest potential.

KKH Children's Emergency - Chat with our patient's mommy

Wan En, mother of four-year-old Alexa, recounts their visit to KKH Children's Emergency in April 2022, which left a deep impression on them.

KKH Children's Emergency - Chat with our nurse

Nurse Clinician Indra Devi D/O Kasinathan recounts 25 years as a paediatric nurse at KKH Children's Emergency.

KKH Children's Emergency - Chat with a pioneer

Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong, Chairman, Medical Board, KKH, recalls what it was like on the opening day of KKH Children's Emergency, and his deepest impressions as a paediatric emergency physician.

KKH@Halifax - Interview with Assoc Prof Mark Koh

Assoc Prof Mark Koh, Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Dermatology, KKH, shares how the new clinic enhances care for patients with skin conditions.

KKH@Halifax - Interview with Assoc Prof Helen Chen

Hear from Assoc Prof Helen Chen, Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, KKH, how cosy and dedicated spaces benefit patient care.

KKH@Halifax - Interview with Elaine Nah

Elaine Nah, Senior Manager at KKH's Speciality and Ambulatory Services Division, shares some of the challenges the project team encountered while making KKH@Halifax - the hospital's new off-site clinic - a reality.

Teaching the science of caring

KKH clinical, allied health and nursing educators share their experiences in mentoring and shaping the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Teleconsultation at KKH

Telemedicine at KKH is enabling patients to receive convenient and accessible healthcare, wherever they are. Watch this video on how teleconsultations are conducted at KKH, and the benefits to patients and their families.

#TogetherWeCan: Fighting against COVID-19

The KKH family is joined in the nationwide response against COVID-19. Colleagues share their challenges, motivations and personal messages as the work together to keep patients and the community safe.

Helping children with limb deformities walk again

3D-printing is used at KKH to create anatomically accurate limb models, enabling a wide range of intervention and reconstruction options for children with complex and rare lower limb discrepancies and deformities.

Nurse on Duty - Advanced Practice Nurse

Watch our Nurse on Duty - Nurse Clinician and Advanced Practice Nurse Zeng Yanyin - as she uses her expanded nursing and clinical assessment skills to bring about the best possible health outcomes for young patients.

Nurse on Duty - Delivery Suite

One-third of all babies in Singapore are born right here at KKH. Join our Nurse on Duty - Senior Nurse Clinician Junaidah Bte Nawi - to find out how midwives are leading in nursing practice to provide care and medical attention to mothers-to-be at the KKH Delivery Suite.

Nurse on Duty - Women's Day Therapy Centre

More than 6,600 women in Singapore are diagnosed with cancer every year. Join our Nurse on Duty - Assistant Nurse Clinician Florinda Lazatin Gamboa - to find out how nurses play a key role in guiding patients with cancer through their treatment journey.

Nurse on Duty - Children's Intensive Care Unit

How do nurses provide critical care for children with high-risk and complex conditions? Go behind the scenes in the KKH Children's Intensive Care Unit with Nurse Manager Chandra Sekaran Pethaperumal - our Nurse on Duty.

Breast Cancer - Is it Preventable?

Early detection saves lives. Hear from Dr Lim Geok Hoon, Senior Consultant, KK Breast Department, KKH as she shares about the common symptoms of and treatment options for breast cancer.

What is Endometriosis - Symptoms and Treatments

Endometriosis is a common condition which affects up to 1 in 10 women. Hear Dr Wei-Wei Wee-Stekly, Consultant, Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KKH, explains what is endometriosis, the common symptoms and treatment options for this condition.

Tips on Building Resilience in Your Child

Dr Lois Teo, Head and Senior Principal Psychologist, Psychology Service, KKH shares tips to build resilience in children and recommendeds screen time for parents and children.

Improve Your Fertility

Fertility issues can affect 1 in 8 couples. Hear from Adj Assoc Prof Prof Tan Heng Hao, Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Reproductive Medicine and Director of KKIVF Centre, KKH as he touches on factors that may affect fertility, tips to optimise conceptions, and when to seek medical attention.

Cervical and Breast Cancers - Are These Women's Cancers Preventable?

Early detection saves lives. Hear from Dr Felicia Chin, Associate Consultant, Department of Gynaecological Oncology and Dr Lim Geok Hoon, Senior Consultant, KK Breast Department, KKH as they share about the common symptoms of and treatment options for women's cancers - cervical and breast cancers.

Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

Hear from the KKH experts, Ms Cynthia Pang, Assistant Director and Ms Sharon Lee, Nurse Clinician, from the Lactation Services of KKH, on the importance and benefits of breastfeeding your newborn, the correct breastfeeding techniques and signs that your newborn is getting enough breastmilk.

Red Flags in Child Development

All parents want the best for their child. A good strong foundation sets the path for optimal growth and development. Adj Assoc Prof Mary Daniel, Head and Senior Consultant from the Department of Child Development, KKH talks about the importance of early identification of developmental delays, monitoring your child's development using the child's health booklet, and resources available in the community to provide timely assessments and intervention for the child.

How do you know when your child is having a fever?

Dr Jade Kua, Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, KKH gives advice on what you could do if your child has a fever, tips to care for your child and when or where to seek medical care.