Jaslyn was first inspired to take up nursing during her younger days when she saw how nurses cared for her father who was hospitalized. Although it was once seen as a ‘dirty job’, it now is touted to be a rewarding career.
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Despite her parents feeling that it was not a rewarding career, Krishna has been a nurse for 23 years and this is her 16th year with Raffles Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Krishna is permanently based on the night shift which allows her to better juggle between her career and family back in Malaysia.
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Despite being a nurse since 2009, Cynthia is still unsure why she likes nursing but she loves what she does. She had considered nursing as a profession while completing her GCE ‘O’ Levels. Her decision to be a nurse was only affirmed when a degree in nursing was offered right after her A levels. (more…)
Notice something different about our profile picture? What happened to alphabets ‘A’, “B’ and ‘O’?
These three alphabets represent blood groups. More than 350 bags of blood are needed daily to save lives and that means on average, a bag of blood is needed every four minutes! For many in need, blood donors are their lifeline.
Keen in donating your blood and becoming someone’s lifeline? You can do so at any Bloodbank or a mobile blood drive location.
For more information: https://redcross.sg/missingtypesg
The decision to travel solo can be intimidating yet absolutely rewarding. Here are 10 tips of how you can prepare for the trip of your lifetime. Who's ready for the adventure ahead? 🙌
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Experiencing a bad toothache or sensitive teeth? Raffles Dental is here to meet your most intricate dental needs! 'Like' Raffles Dental Facebook page to find out more about the various dental services offered and receive insightful tips on maintaining good oral health!
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With over 20 years of experience as a fertility specialist, Dr Sheila Loh’s passion is helping couples to successfully conceive and we get her to share the most challenging part.
“Helping couples stay positive even if they do not conceive despite trying
their best and my best. This is often sad and disappointing for them and it is
especially important for my team and me to support them both emotionally
and medically. I may also have to gently offer them alternative options that they
may initially not have considered, such as adoption or child-free living,” shares Dr Sheila Loh, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology & Consultant, Raffles Fertility Centre and Raffles Women’s Centre. (more…)
Massaging our body’s acupressure points brings many benefits, including promotion of blood circulation, clearing blockages and aiding the body’s self-healing ability. Revive your skin’s brilliance today with the DIY facelift!
Find out how here: http://bit.ly/2kYBlNX
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Did you know that poor oral hygiene can lead to serious health problems?
In conjunction with this year’s Oral Health Month, Singapore Dental Association and Colgate have come together to offer complimentary* dental check-ups at all participating dental clinics, and Raffles Dental is proud to be part of this campaign to help you maintain your oral hygiene. Simply call any Raffles Dental clinic to book an appointment. Don’t forget to quote “Colgate Free Oral Check Up”!
List of Raffles Dental Clinics:
Information on campaign:
*Strictly by appointment and is limited to examination and consultation only (excludes X-ray, treatment, and cleaning).
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Our body sends us certain symptoms from time to time but we do tend to miss or confuse them with other conditions.
With March being the Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, let us share some signs and symptoms of Colorectal cancer that we should be looking out for.
Early detection can save your life. If you have a family history of Colorectal Cancer and are above 50 years of age, get yourself screened today.
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Often having no symptoms at an early stage, colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in males and the second most common cancer in females.
From now till 30 April, Raffles Hospital will offer free FOBT screening for individuals aged 50 and above. (more…)
"Having lost a friend to Leukaemia when she was a junior doctor, Dr Yvonne Loh has dedicated her career to saving people with blood disorders.
“Her death spurred me to specialise in blood stem cell transplants. Together with the nurse at Ward 9 in Raffles Hospital, we have managed to save many lives in recent years”. (more…)
Our principal dietitian Bibi Chia and nutritionist Kesslyn How from Raffles Diabetes & Endocrine Centre would like to offer their Chinese New Year blessings to you as we usher in the year of the Rooster. May the new year bring you and your loved ones bundles of happiness and luck. Gong Xi Fa Cai! (more…)
For Senior Staff Nurse Eloha, being a nurse at Raffles Fertility Centre is not just about supporting the doctors in administering fertility procedures. They also give emotional and moral support to patients, as well as sharing their joys and sorrows.
“There was a couple who had unsuccessfully tried to conceive for many years despite turning to fertility treatments. I was with them throughout their whole journey, encouraging them and telling them not to give up. They eventually succeeded, and I was so happy for them! Imagine my team’s surprise when the couple brought their baby to see us one day. I was touched that the couple not only remembered us, they even brought their baby to say hi as well!” (more…)