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LATEST - Issue 1 (2024)

In this issue of CARING, gain the inside scoop on colorectal cancer and CGH’s multi-disciplinary care for colorectal cancer patients from diagnosis to treatment, and discover ways to reduce the risk. Two patients share their journeys with colorectal cancer at CGH. 

Learn about CGH’s new Anterior-Based Muscle Sparing approach for hip replacement surgery, which enhances patient recovery with shorter recovery time and less pain.

Find out how CGH helps patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) and advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) breathe freely and sleep well through an innovative home-based non-invasive ventilation pilot programme. Gain insights into how OHS can also have implications on physical and mental health.

Uncover facts on osteoporosis and osteoporotic spinal fractures, and gain tips to modify your lifestyle choices to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Read about the one-stop multidisciplinary CGH-NNI Integrated Spine Centre, which was launched to provide comprehensive and focused care for patients.

Get a glimpse of the award-winning quality care by three superstars of the CGH care team, who received the Superstar Award for Exemplar Professional at the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2024. A passion for research pays off for Clinical Trials and Research Unit Manager Geraldine Lim, who won the Distinguished Contributor Award for Clinical Research Coordinators 2023. Empowered to live to the fullest, a beneficiary shares how CGH and its HomeCare Assist (HCA) programme has supported her in overcoming obstructive sleep apnoea.

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

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