We are inspired by the strength of our patients in overcoming their fears and worries, and the strength of our healthcare professionals in giving the best care possible.
In the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre, we are inspired by the strength of our patients in overcoming their fears and worries, and the strength of our healthcare professionals in giving the best care possible.
Have you ever wondered what keeps our healthcare professionals going in providing care for patients, searching for new cures and training young doctors, nurses and allied health professionals? Watch this video to find out more:
In the video, Assoc Prof Jenny Low, a Clinicial Scientist and Senior Consultant at SGH, said, "We understand the battles our patients face. And therefore it is important and critical for us to find new solutions to their problems. We still do not have specific treatments for many diseases. "
The video goes on to tell stories of patients, who, thanks to their strength throughout their healthcare journeys and to medical research and the training of a new generation of healthcare professionals. For example, Andy Peh, a heart failure patient whose heart is still beating with the help of an LVAD implant, and Akabir Singh, who underwent a life-saving blood transfusion while he was still in his mother's womb.
Said Prof Lim Soon Thye, Tanoto Foundation Professor in Medical Oncology, Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, NCCS , said, "The possibilities to transform lives are endless. There is so much for us to do, and together we can make a real impact."
Cayden Chang (above), a two-time cancer survivor, put it aptly: you don't have to be a doctor to save lives. And that's why he invests time, energy and resources to create awareness for cancer.