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LATEST - Issue 4 (2023)

In this issue of CARING, find out what drives the nurses in transforming nursing at Changi General Hospital (CGH). In more than meets the eye, we debunk common myths about profession. Get a glimpse into a day on the frontline at the High Dependency Unit with Nurse Clinician Ma Chongyan, a winner of the Public Sector Transformation Exemplary Leader Award.

Celebrate CGH's nurses – our unwavering pillars of care – for their commitment in providing quality healthcare at the Nurses' Day festivities this year. In a nod to CGH's nursing heroes, caregivers share kind words with their positive experiences at the Caring General Hospital, while patients and visitors share messages of appreciation and encouragement at the Gratitude Tree for CGH's nurses.

As a smart hospital, CGH leverages innovative solutions to transform patient care and streamline processes. Our robots on the move augment the care team at CGH's Emergency Department, increasing productivity and enhancing patient experience. In caring for patients at home, CGH's multidisciplinary care team harnesses technology in the monitoring of vital signs and provides round-the-clock access to hospital-standard care in the comfort of one's home under the CGH@Home programme.

Read about the hospital's efforts in sustainability on all fronts, including protecting the environment and clearing the air through the significant reduction in the use of environmentally-unfriendly anaesthetic gases.

A long-serving CGH staff shares her passage as a porter from the old Changi Hospital 40 years ago, to the transformation of CGH today. Read the recollections of CGH nurses on their time at the former Toa Payoh Hospital, CGH's predecessor, in memories of CGH.

Don't forget to check out curated tips for self-care and health from "Your Legacy of Wellness – 88 Gems for Self-Care and Health", brought to you by CGH as part of its 88th Anniversary this year, paving the way to mental wellness.

We wish you an enjoyable read. You can check out selected e-versions of our features here, and read the flipbook version here.