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Issue 21

7 November 2023


Our Socials.

Check out the latest updates from our Instagram / Facebook.

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Our Stories.

Wrap, Share, Connect: Bonding over Popiah!

160 staff bonded with each other during our Popiah-making session - an initiative by HPH.


Quality Month 2023

The annual Quality Month Opening Event held its first physical celebration at our auditorium since 2020!


Celebrating the JurongHealth Campus Spirit, Celebrating YOU

Take a moment to acknowledge and appreciate the amazing people around you! Together, let's make every moment count!

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Our Heroes in Action

Kudos to staff from Facilities Management, Security & Transport and Fire Safety Departments, who displayed extraordinary courage and quick thinking during a vehicle fire incident on campus!

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NUHS Teaching Excellence Awards


Congratulations to all NTFGH and JCH's Teaching Excellence Award winners for 2023! These awards are a true testament to your unwavering commitment to the invaluable work in teaching and mentorship!

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Healthcare Humanity Awards

Congratulations to our two teams who were recognised for their dedication with this year's Healthcare Humanity Awards (HHA)!

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Strike Down Stroke!

Empowering our community through interactive activities and educational booths.

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JHC LIVE: Wrap up for 2023!

Let's look forward to more staff engagement initiatives, including the enhanced environment, SPACE @JCH and our Green Plan roadmap.

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Our Refreshed Uniform Lookbook

Check out the comprehensive guidelines for our uniformed staff, curated in a cohesive and visually appealing lookbook series!

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Thank You,
Staff Nurse Yip Song Ling!

Staff Nurse Yip Song Ling revived an unconscious woman while on leave in Malaysia, displaying her dedication towards life-saving!

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Dr Colin Ong Wins Silver at Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress 2023!

Congratulations to Dr Colin Ong, Senior Consultant in Emergency Medicine, for his remarkable achievement!

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Look out for the rollout of special happenings all year round! 

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Touching Hearts, 
              Touching Lives.

Staff who inspire, with kindness and compassion

In the News.


Let's Talk About Health Season 2 Episode 6 - Ng Teng Fong General Hospital: More Than Just a Sprain


In this episode of “Let’s Talk About Health”, our NTFGH healthcare team shared insights on ankle sprains with hosts Mike Kasem and Catherine Robert, and also celebrity guests Carla D and Maxi Lim.


• Mediacorp. Channel 5 (31 October 2023)


Feeling bloated after over-eating while on holiday? How to feel better and lighter after coming back


Ms Grace Michael, Principal Dietitian, NTFGH, shared that prioritising balanced and nutritious eating, hydration, sleep and exercise are important for the body’s gradual return to regular programming post-holiday.


• CNA Lifestyle (30 October 2023)


Bukit Batok East Community Health Resource Centre @  Nature View opens to screen for diabetes from 18 years old

The Bukit Batok East (BBE) Community Health Resource Centre @ Nature View is purpose built to bring early screening for diabetes into the heart of the community and serve as a hub for health and wellness resources for BBE residents, especially younger residents from 18 – 39 years of age. At the event held last Saturday (28 October), NTFGH healthcare staff also interacted with residents to share knowledge on diabetes management.


• CNA (28 October 2023)

• Channel 8 News (28 October 2023)

• Berita Mediacorp (28 October 2023)

• Seithi Mediacorp (28 October 2023)

• Lianhe Zaobao, Page 8 
(29 October 2023)

• Shin Min Daily News, Page 6 
(28 October 2023)

• 8world (28 October 2023)


耳朵闷塞非小事 正视征兆保住听力 (Stuffy ear is not a trivial matter)


Associate Professor Raymond Ngo, Head and Senior Consultant, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, NTFGH, emphasised that a primary method for alleviating symptoms is to use nasal drops to fill the Eustachian tube opening. Mr Andrew Teng, Senior Audiologist, NTFGH, also explained in the article that ear-related issues can stem from malfunctions in the ear or the inner ear's balance system.


• Lianhe Zaobao, zbLOHAS, Page 1 
(24 October 2023)


眼睛黄斑病变 分干性和湿性(Two types of age-related macular degeneration: dry and wet)


Dr Hao Lei, Senior Resident Physician, Ophthalmology, NTFGH, shared that in early-stage dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), effective treatments are currently lacking, but dietary supplements are recommended for certain patients, especially when the condition is advanced or shows signs of wet lesions. For wet AMD, patients have more treatment options, including anti-VEGF medication to reduce the growth of new blood vessels and address edema, photodynamic therapy involving a photosensitising substance, as well as laser to target and destroy abnormal blood vessels in the retina.


• Shin Min Daily News, Page 8 
(23 October 2023)


年轻人患二型糖尿病 病情恐更严重 (Young people who have Type 2 diabetes may suffer worse conditions)


Dr Chan Soo Ling, Consultant, Endocrinology, NTFGH, accentuated the need for screening, diagnosis and treatment criteria for young individuals with Type 2 diabetes.  She noted a concerning trend where young patients need dialysis in their 40s and 50s, with an average life expectancy of only six years after starting dialysis.


• Lianhe Zaobao (17 October 2023)


因妈妈当上白衣天使(Becoming a nurse because of mother)


Ms Yip Song Ling, Staff Nurse, Ward C4, JCH, wishes for patients to be discharged from the hospital healthily. She also highlighted JCH’s commitment to her professional development, and how she has been provided with various training opportunities.


• Lianhe Zaobao (17 October 2023)


用羊毛毡制作艺术品 (Creating felt artwork)


Local artist Ms Teo Huey Ling’s felt artwork “Precious Moments”, which showcases pom-pom sculptures contributed by hospital staff, volunteers and art practitioners will be on display till June 2024. During the FB live session, she did a live demo of creating felt artwork.


• Capital 958FM (17 October 2023)

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AI助失智症病患作画 追忆往昔美好时光 (AI helps dementia patients to create artworks to recall good memories)


One of the highlights at the seventh Arts&Health Festival is  “PortrAIts: Small Things That Matter”, an exhibition co-created by Mr Lee Sze-Chin, an art therapist at JCH, together with his art collective and JCH patients with dementia.


• Lianhe Zaobao (10 October 2023)

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黄斑病变 (Age-related Macular Degeneration)


In a series of patient education articles, Dr Grace Chew, Consultant, Ophthalmology, NTFGH and  Dr Hao Lei, Senior Resident Physician, Ophthalmology, NTFGH, shared insights on age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a degenerative condition which affects the older population. They discussed the common symptoms of AMD and advised on ways to prevent the condition.


看东西模糊扭曲 小心黄斑病变(Vision blurred and distorted, beware of age-related macular degeneration)

• Shin Min Daily News, Page 8 
(9 October 2023)

老年黄斑病变 可以预防吗? (Can age-related macular degeneration be prevented?)
• Shin Min Daily News, Page 9 
(10 October 2023)

黄斑病变分两种 症状有何不同? (There are two types of age-related macular degeneration, how are the symptoms different?)
• Shin Min Daily News, Page 8 
(11 October 2023)

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