When Singapore instituted border screening in January, hundreds of our Parkway Shenton colleagues and volunteers from across SOD sacrificed their Chinese New Year celebrations, family reunions and rest days to conduct temperature screening for incoming visitors at Singapore’s land and sea border checkpoints.
Our hospitals also started receiving and treating COVID-19 patients to help ease the patient load at restructured hospitals. Despite coming from non-clinical backgrounds, many of our colleagues from corporate functions bravely volunteered to conduct COVID-19 swab testing at the front line alongside our nurses.
Hundreds of our colleagues were involved in COVID-19 operations at the Community Care Facility at Singapore Expo, as well as migrant worker dormitories, regional screening centres and swing facilities. Throughout this period, our laboratory colleagues worked tirelessly to process the thousands of swabs coming in each day.
Even as the team concludes most of its COVID-19 commitments, our hospitals remain on standby, continuing to receive small numbers of COVID-19 patients. ParkwayHealth Laboratory continues to increase its testing capacity to support Singapore’s mass testing strategy.
With a sudden COVID lockdown, Dr Rubing Wei from Parkway Hospital People’s Square put his time and medical knowledge to good use by helping some 2,000 fellow residents of the Xiang Mei Garden residential complex in Pudong, Shanghai.
On 9 November, Singapore’s Heath Minister Ong Ye Kung paid a visit to Mount Elizabeth Hospital to recognise and appreciate our staff for their hard work, dedication and sacrifice throughout the ongoing crisis.
“Nothing is impossible to a willing heart” – the wisdom of Abraham Lincoln has been a guiding force in Dr Chang Woan Ching’s life, and the motivation behind her string of academic achievements during the difficult COVID-19 lockdown period.
Taking action against fake news and information clutter around COVID-19 vaccination, Acibadem Healthcare has launched a 360 marketing and communications campaign ‘Hold on to Life with Vaccination’.
Amid overwhelming public demand for alternative COVID-19 vaccines, IHH Singapore officially began offering its first batch of 10,000 doses of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine on 30 August.
To save her daughter, mother of 13-year-old Irfa was more than willing to donate her liver from the get-go. The pressure fell on Global Hospital, Parel’s transplant team to fulfil her hopes of seeing her daughter live a vibrant and happy life once more.
Drive-thrus are not proprietary to fast food joints. IHH Malaysia, for one, is a pioneer of drive-thru COVID-19 swab tests from the onset of the pandemic. Pantai Hospital Penang has gone further by introducing drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination on 12 July.
As Singapore starts to vaccinate students above 12 on 3 June, one of our Parkway Shenton-manned vaccination centres at Bukit Timah Community Club welcomed the visit of Minister of Education, Chan Chun Sing...
In support of the Malaysian government’s mass vaccination programme, IHH Healthcare Malaysia has been providing vaccinations to the public at the mega vaccination centre in Setia City Convention Centre since 7 June.