Yearly Archives: 2015

/2015

Update on Operating Hours for 31 Dec 2015 and 2 Jan 2016

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Dear Residents,

Our Clinic will be opened as usual this coming Thursday, 24 Dec 2015.

For new year’s eve, 31 Dec 2015, we will only be opened till 12.30pm.

Our Clinic will also be closed on 2 Jan 2016 for stock-taking.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Happy Holidays Everyone!

Dengue cases on unusual year-end high

By |December 21st, 2015|

Dengue cases have hit an unusual year-end high, with 4 cases near our Yishun Riverwalk neighbourhood.
http://www.dengue.gov.sg/subject.asp?id=74

Prevention is better than cure.

Minimise your chance of contracting dengue fever by applying insect repellent and eradicating mosquito breeding sites. More prevention tips can be found at http://www.dengue.gov.sg/subject.asp?id=101

 

Link to Asiaone article

 

For Diabetics going on holidays soon

By |December 15th, 2015|

Worth a read for diabetics going on holidays soon!

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/travel-safe-even-with-diabetes

178 children being called up for TB tests

By |December 4th, 2015|

If ur child has been warded in NUH ward 47 since July this year, he/she may be called up for tuberculosis tests.

Get to know how tuberculosis can be spread in the article below.

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/national-university-hospital-recalls-178-children-for-tb-tests

Update on GBS Infection Investigation

By |November 27th, 2015|

Findings of the GBS infection finally out. Indeed, there is an association between the consumption of Chinese-style ready-to-eat (RTE) raw fish dishes and Type III GBS disease.

Important points from NEA’s advice:
1. Most fish sold at Singapore’s general markets and fishery ports are intended for cooking, and should not be eaten raw.

2. Vulnerable groups of people, […]

Happy Deepavali!

By |November 10th, 2015|

Happy Deepavali to our Hindu friends and happy holiday to all!

All About Flu Seasons

By |October 31st, 2015|

Do you know that there are two peak flu seasons in Singapore? Get to know more about them!

Red and processed meat cause cancer?

By |October 28th, 2015|

You might have read an article circulating around on red and processed meat causing cancer.

Bottomline is: always eat in moderation. Complement your meals with plenty of fibre, fruits and vegetables and reduce your intake of red and processed meat, salt and alcohol. Healthy living starts today!

http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2015/10/26/processed-meat-and-cancer-what-you-need-to-know/

Recommended calorie intake for average Singaporeans

By |October 27th, 2015|

An interesting video on the recommended calorie intake for an average person.

https://www.facebook.com/hpbsg/videos/1196039270413334/Preview

Healthhub launched by MOH

By |October 19th, 2015|

MOH just launched an online portal (web + app) for checking your health records with public health institutions. You can also view your child’s immunisation records, access useful health information and earn NTUC linkpoints along the way!

http://www.healthhub.sg/