Our China colleagues have been putting in extra hours and keeping up with new measures that are introduced to contain the outbreak. These include temperature taking for all patients and visitors and ensuring that they fill up the health declaration form. Medical and nursing staff are stationed at designated areas to provide professional guidance and service.
All our healthcare facilities have stepped up cleaning and disinfecting efforts for their premises. Staff are issued masks and hand sanitisers for protection against the virus. They also get daily reminders on the importance of personal hygiene as well as important updates.
Even while these are going on, our colleagues did not forget to reach out to the affected communities.
Donation of essential supplies have been made to frontline workers in Wuhou District and Chengdu. The China team has also launched a series of public education talks on social media and mobile application. A telephone hotline has also been set up by our doctors to provide professional advice daily from 9 am – 9 pm.
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.
Who says festive holidays are reserved for celebrations with family and friends? Senior Nurse from Prince Court Medical Centre Chu Tai Feng chose to give back to the community, by volunteering with IHH Malaysia’s medical outreach team
For his firm focus on creating a bedrock of trust, IHH Managing Director & CEO Dr Kelvin Loh has been named Executive of the Year – Healthcare at the 2021 Singapore Business Review (SBR) Management Excellence Awards.
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.
Taking the ‘Pink Scarf' breast cancer awareness campaign global, Acıbadem Healthcare enlisted key opinion leaders, non-governmental organisations, celebrities and social media influencers, to convey the message: “If You Notice Early, You May Alter Many”.