• Are our food choices being manipulated? Here is how to outsmart them
    Why do people have food cravings? Are these genuine, or a habit? Could food companies have played a part in the kinds of cravings we have?
  • The role of nurses in preventing violence against women
    One in ten women in Singapore has experienced physical violence or abuse by a male, as reported by the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE).Many cases of domestic violence go unreported as many victims try to cover up the abuse – only 23% of the local women who had experienced domestic abuse filed official reports. What can nurses do to help these victims?
  • NHS funding crisis leaving hospitals across the UK ‘like an absolute war zone’
    With the National Health Service (NHS) in its largest deficit ever, hospitals across the country are struggling to cope with patient load. The UK government has repeatedly insisted that funding for the NHS is already at record levels.
  • Nurses are among the top most trusted professionals in the world
    In an annual global survey that ranks the amount of trust the public has for various professionals, nurses were among the top few professions most trusted in many countries -while politicians remain at the bottom.
  • Nurses: the importance of hands-on training
    Ever since they were nursing students, nurses have been exposed to and taught through hands-on training. It is considered the best method for nurses to keep improving their skills.
  • Healthcare professionals: 4 hobbies you can consider
    As healthcare professionals, you spend long hours at your workplace. At times, you simply want to get your mind off work. Hobbies are a great way for one to pass the time and relieve stress.
  • Between love and duty: How can HCPs deal with broken promises due to medical emergencies
    Time with your loved ones is always precious, because all too often your time is spend caring for your patients instead. Even then, it can be taken from you at a moment’s notice – especially when an emergency arises back in the hospital.
  • Motivating nurses to provide the best nursing care
    Delivering good quality nursing care to patients is part of the fundamental role of nurses. However, nursing is also a stressful profession, which requires the handling of overwhelming demands from patients and doctors at times. How can we keep our nurses motivated?
  • Nurses: 6 techniques to manage your own grief when a patient dies
    Death is a daily scene for nurses who often grieve in silence. Even so, can we ever become immune to this passage of life, especially having held that once warm hand?
  • Mental health, psychology and nursing
    Nursing is usually seen as a profession which cares for the physical needs of patients. Yet, it is a fact that the holistic health and wellness of a person depends on the state of both their physical and mental health, so in this article we shall put physical health on the sidelines for a bit, and explore how mental health and nursing are connected.
  • Stressed nurse leaves dementia patient in hospital storeroom all night
    Work stress is inevitable but more so among nurses who have to keep their calm even in the face of unnerving patients. Yet, today’s healthcare scene is often compromised by malpractice allegations among medical practitioners.
  • Healthcare professionals: 5 volunteering opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region
    By and large, healthcare professionals are caring in nature. Beyond their work, some may have entertained the idea of volunteering services to help more people in need. For those who would love to help but have little time to travel far, here are 5 volunteer opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Nurses: handling patients with challenging conditions – part II
    As a nurse, you already know you have to deal with various kinds of patients, from those who have physical limitations up to those diagnosed with mental illnesses. Learning the best way to handle challenging patients will help you grow into a more professional nurse, with the aptitude to manage multiple patient conditions.