Between February and March, its team of doctors conducted over 10 online classes, benefiting close to 400 participants.
Catering to both the Chinese and expatriate communities, some of the popular classes included paediatric and gynaecology topics (protecting children and pregnant women against the COVID-19 virus), dermatology (managing skin problems during the outbreak) as well as nutrition (boosting the immune system against the outbreak).
The online classes were well-received, with many participants commenting that the sessions were useful and informative, especially during this period where people are inundated with all sorts of news and information about the outbreak which may leave them anxious or confused.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been the cause of considerable stress and burnout, especially so for our healthcare colleagues. While stress cannot be avoided, we can certainly learn to manage it. In this aspect, Group Nursing has taken the lead.
“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.
Presenting quality projects to nursing peers around the world is just a start. The organisers of the inaugural IHH Singapore Nursing Quality Convention has bold ambitions to make a name at global forums
Skillathons, international speakers, and tons of learning - the second IHH Nursing Symposium was a huge success with our global nursing workforce, with about 3,000 of them tuning in to the virtual event on 7 and 8 October.