“Precious Gems 16″ – Angel in Training

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Adeline greeted us cheerily as she opened the gate to let us in. The bright and well ventilated home was welcoming. Oscar their Labradoodle*, barked delightfully, excited to see visitors. On the other side of the spacious living room behind a glass divider was 20-year-old Timothy, sitting in a geriatric chair waiting for our nurse. There were two small rooms, … Read More

A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Kind Benefactors

CharmaineA Note of Thanks!, Donors, Jul / Aug 2017

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Donors are vital to our survival! HCA’s annual operating costs incurred from serving our patients are partially funded by MOH and NCSS. We rely on kind donations from members of the public and corporations to cover the rest of our expenditure. We would like to highlight and thank the following corporate and community partners for their generosity in June and July … Read More

HCA launches new Electronic Medical Record system

CharmaineHighlights @ HCA, Jul / Aug 2017

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The long-awaited Electronic Medical Record (EMRx) system was launched in HCA style on July 2017. This is a new and improved version of the existing patient management system. EMRx fully integrates all facets of HCA’s multi-disciplinary teams and creates a smoother workflow amongst the different specialisations, from nurses to pharmacists, doctors and medical social workers. Some of the new features … Read More

Running laps for lives

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“Adding life to days, not days to life”, an often quoted refrain in relation to end-of-life issues. Each day becomes a gift, especially precious for both the terminally ill and their loved ones. For this reason, HCA’s Trailblazers100 team endured gruelling distances ranging between 42km and 160km at a run on Saturday, 12 Aug and Sunday, 13 Aug at Macritchie … Read More

HCA plays its part at the event that was the highlight of this year’s hospice care calendar

CharmaineHighlights @ HCA, Jul / Aug 2017

This year’s jewel of the hospice care activity calendar was, of course, the Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017 (APHC), with the theme “greater than the sum of its parts”. Indeed, this was a very apt depiction of HCA’s own care philosophy revolving around our multi-disciplinary teams of professional clinical staff. Doing us proud was our Medical Director Dr Chong Poh … Read More

HCA salutes the nation!

CharmaineHighlights @ HCA, Jul / Aug 2017

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We at HCA are proud to share in the celebrations for the nation’s 52nd birthday! Our people marked our independence day in many different ways – but each one was filled with pride and cheer.   Celebrations at Marsiling National Day Observance Ceremony (NDOC) 9 August, 2017 at Marsiling Mega Sports Park   HCA staff, Victor Huang represented the organisation … Read More