• Doctors, here's how to make vacations a reality
    With the growing increase in global health burdens, more and more doctors see patients every day of the year, be is a Saturday, Sunday or a holiday - leaving vacations to be few and sparse.
  • 4 ways community pharmacies can support new parents
    Becoming new parents is a rewarding yet challenging experiences, and requires as much help and support as possible when it comes to knowing what is best for the baby.
  • Shift work: A doctor's advice on coping
    It is no secret, or surprise, that shift work has multiple negative effects on any individual who is required to undergo it. Yet, it is undeniably an unavoidable part of working in the healthcare sector, hence healthcare professionals have no other option besides finding ways to cope. Here is one doctor's take on making shift work work for you.
  • The integrating of mental and behavioural healthcare in a medical practice
    The increasing number of patients consulting physicians in regular medical practices with regard to mental and behavioural health issues, faced as a result of stressful modern-day life, highlights an interesting question: Should, and can, these services be directly integrated into regular medical practices for patients' ease? 
  • Ethical practices vs practical medical decisions: The debate presses on for Singapore
    In the Singapore context, the need for medical treatment for both chronic and general illnesses such as cancer, pneumonia and ischaemic heart diseases have been on the rise. The more cases there are, the more ethical dilemmas are bound to arise, which leads to more constant questions about whether the Hippocratic oath can sometimes be bypassed for practical purposes, in order to suit the population’s needs. 
  • Are there any perks to hiring millennial healthcare professionals over experienced ones?
    Millennials are getting a lot of flak these days, from nicknames like 'Strawberry Generation' to the bad rep of being seemingly 'self-entitled and spoiled'. More than this when it comes to the workplace though, is that millennials are commonly thought of to lack experience, a crucial component that managers everywhere in the healthcare industry will look for when hiring to expand a team. Yet all is not lost, and times are changing as educational institutions gradually realise the importance of real-world experience and attempt to inculcate this.
  • Business tips to build a successful private medical practice
    Opening up a private medical practice is a lengthy, detailed process that requires the utmost attention and care every step of the way. In order to build a truly successful private medical practice, there are many important business-related tips that can be taken from business experts.
  • Nurses: 5 tips for providing good patient education
    Providing patient education is an essential aspect of nursing care. In fact, the success of the individual has been found to be greatly impacted by the quality of the nurse’s support and instruction.
  • Nurses and delegation: 5 tips to ensure an effective exchange
    At some point in every successful nurse's career, being overwhelmed with tasks will require you to learn the delicate art of delegation in order to function more effectively. Delegation is the transfer of responsibility for the performance of a task from one person to another, and if carried out well, will afford you the required space and time to concentrate on more difficult patient issues and deal with them successfully.
  • The community pharmacist's vital role in supporting caregivers
    Community pharmacists are not only an important point-of-contact for patients, but also individuals who are caregivers. They are the health professionals who are most accessible to the public, hence carry the weightiest role when it comes to patient and caregiver relationship-building, as well as advising on medication adherence.