The Good Advice, The Good People

Magdalene’s Good Advice

Meet Magdalene, Senior Physiotherapist, St. Andrew’s Community Hospital. Her main role is to help patients in promoting functional mobility and palliative care at her work. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF IN 1 LINE. I would like to say that I have a positive outlook in life, and I don’t sweat the small stuff. TELL US SOMETHING […]

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Dr Chong’s Good Advice

Meet Dr Chong Poh Heng, Medical Director of HCA Hospice Care. With a passion for pediatric work while harbouring a gift for comforting patients, he has since decided to marry his gifts into devoting his life into his work at HCA Hospice Care. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF IN 1 LINE. I’m a ‘happy slave’ that is […]

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Dr Devanand’s Good Advice

Meet Dr Anantham Devanand, Senior Consultant, Deputy Head of Lung Centre, Singapore General Hospital. His role of expertise deals with respiratory and critical care, where his work often involves meeting patients near their end of life. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF IN 1 LINE. I’m very passionate and enthusiastic about helping science move forward and eager […]

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Sarasvathy’s Good Advice

  Meet Sarasvathy S. , Senior Counsellor, HCA Hospice Care. Her main role is to support the team of nurses and doctors as well as, seeing patients and caregivers at home. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF IN 1 LINE. I’m a very bubbly person, easy to build rapport with and very down to earth. TELL US […]

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Talking Death X Dr Andy Ho

Snow White. Little Mermaid. Frozen. These popular fairytales are adored by children (and even adults) worldwide. What do they all have in common? The inevitability of life’s ending passage – death. If we’re lucky, death is a constant that passes us daily, leaving our lives uninterrupted. But what about those who had to count their […]

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Talking Death X Amutha

‘Choi, touch wood!’ Many times we’ve accidentally say something ‘bad luck’ only to immediately try in negating that quickly, by touching the nearest ‘wood’ next to us. The mere notion of Death itself is a taboo topic, but how far will we let fear define us? Especially with our multi cultural races here, is it […]

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Darlene’s Good Advice

Meet Darlene Hong, whom just begun her first job after graduation as an Advance Care Planning practitioner in Singapore General Hospital. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF IN 1 LINE. I’m interested in conversations and enjoy observing and curious in listening to stories of people from all walks of life. TELL US SOMETHING MOST PEOPLE MIGHT NOT […]

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Talking Death X Dr Tricia

Crossing the boundaries of moral ethics in honouring a dying patient’s last wishes, are decisions that medical practitioners always have to make. This is especially important in terms of balancing patients’ wishes to spend their last days in comfort with their caregivers’ strong desires to keep them alive for as long as possible. Meet Dr […]

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Dr Andy’s Good Advice

Meet Dr Andy Ho, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Fellow in Thanatology, School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  He has been doing death and dying research for over 13 years and counting. After being headhunted, Dr Andy created and pioneered the first death and dying undergraduate course in Singapore ‘The Last Dance’. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF […]

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