Man-opause? Yes, the men get the male menopause too. Also known as andropause, it describes ageing-related hormones (testosterone) changes in men.
A healthy lifestyle will improve and promote one’s health. Do go for regular check-ups and have your hormone levels checked as you get older.
👶👦👧👩⚕️ How can one get children to loosen themselves up when they are visiting their doctors? Dr Chitra Ramalingam, Specialist in Paediatric Medicine & Consultant, Raffles Childeren's Centre, shares her way.
"I enjoy being around children. I talk to the child about their favourite games and characters. I give them my full attention and play simple games and examine them as a part of the game. I get to listen to their chatter and play their games. I enjoy working in partnership with parents and family in helping the child. Paediatrics is an interesting field as we deal from new born to teenagers and young adult each presenting with completely different medical problems." (more…)
Raffles Medical is now operating in Changi Airport Terminal 4!
The new clinics in Changi Airport Terminal 4 and Transit 4 will offer a new MediConcierge service, offering real-time interaction with our doctors & nurses, medical advisories, e-ordering of vaccinations and health screening services.
🎊 In case you didn't know, Raffles Holland V will turn ONE on October 21! To celebrate this joyous occasion, the mall is giving away mall vouchers! To stand a chance to win, all you have to do is to head to down to our mall and 📷 snap a photo of it*!
*For more information, head over to the Raffles Holland V Facebook page! (more…)
“The work in the ICU is challenging but extremely rewarding as I get to help my patients improve their health and return home to their family. That’s why I love my job.”
Find out more about Senior Staff Nurse Zenia’s work with the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). (more…)
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.
#happinurseatraffles #happynursesday (more…)
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.
#happinurseatraffles #happynursesday (more…)
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? 🙌
#SoloTravel #TravelSmart #TravelReady #YOLO (more…)
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!
#RafflesDental #RafflesMedical #Oralhealth (more…)
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
#TCM #acupressure #DIY #facelift (more…)
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).
#OralHealth #Dental (more…)
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.
#colorectalcancer #ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth #CCAM2017 (more…)
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…)