Online casebook on healthcare ethics accessible now

The Centre for Biomedical Ethics has collaborated with Hastings Center in New York and Ethox Centre at the University of Oxford on a new online guide on medical ethics, titled "Making Difficult Decisions With Patients and Families: A Singapore Casebook". The book has been designed to promote learning, teaching and discussion among healthcare professionals on some of the most complex, yet common, issues they face.

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Playhouse 2013

An integral component of the arts scene at the School since its inception during its years as King Edward VII College of Medicine, Playhouse has evolved from simple short 30-minute skits into large-scale productions. Playhouse 2013 was no exception, the spectacular performances put up by the five Phases dazzled and regaled the audience.

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Teddy Bear Hospital initiative to help young students overcome fear of medical treatment

Student volunteers from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS ran the Teddy Bear Hospital initiative and visited 1,000 young students in pre-school centres and primary schools this year to help them overcome their fear of medical treatment. If you are interested to volunteer, email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The Unsweetened Truth

300 members of the public were educated on diabetes over a 2-day exhibition on 16 and 17 December. Several people with abnormal capillary blood glucose readings were picked up after going through the free capillary blood glucose testing onsite and got referred to the necessary family physicians or polyclinics.

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Project Runway to Hope

A group of students from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS and the Management Development Institute of Singapore organised “Project Runway to Hope”, a charity event to raise funds for the Arc Children's Centre, which caters to children with cancer and other serious illnesses, and also to give the children a memorable experience.

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Know more about palliative care through Project Happy Apples

Join Mervyn Lim Jun Rui and Lin Zhi Zheng Shawn, Phase III medical students of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine to raise awareness on palliative care in Singapore through sharing the stories of hospice patients via a variety of creative media. You can also be a volunteer and support this great cause. Click on for more information!

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Awards and Appreciation Nite 2013

The inaugural Awards and Appreciation Nite 2013 was held on 25 November 2013 at NUS University Cultural Centre. It was a special evening of celebration as students were recognised for their achievements in area of academics, Arts and Culture, Community Service, Sports and Leadership.

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