Singapore Institute of Technology - Archive (Health)
2017
13
September
2017
First-year students from SIT’s Allied Health degree programmes place a hand on a ‘Silent Mentor’, as they recite a pledge to treat these mentors with respect. “I was accustomed to thinking of respect as something one would only hold for living ind...
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08
August
2017
SIT celebrated Nurses’ Day 2017 on 4 August by recognising the hard work and contributions of nurses with renewed dedication and high career aspirations. Guest-of-Honour, Ms Tan Soh Chin, Chief Nursing Officer, Ministry of Health, expressed confidenc...
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07
August
2017
As Singapore’s university of applied learning, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) strives to nurture professionals with deep mastery of specialist skills so as to help industries solve increasingly complex problems. With a unique pedagog...
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27
July
2017
Attendees at the ‘Caring for Older People with Dementia’ symposium at SIT@Dover on 17 July, 2017. As Singapore's ageing population continues to grow, care for the elderly is becoming a pressing issue. Following the ‘Mobility, Balance and Falls...
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24
April
2017
With an average life expectancy of 83 in 2015, Singapore has the third-highest life expectancy in the world. For healthcare providers, an ageing population is associated with many issues, among which are falls in older persons. Attendees of SI...
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2016
01
September
2016
Professor Tan Thiam Soon, President, SIT and Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President, NUS sign the Collaborative Agreement that will see NUS jointly deliver courses for SIT’s Allied Health degree programmes. The signing was witnessed by Dr Janil Put...
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22
February
2016
Making a mid-career switch can be challenging. It can be daunting to start afresh in an unfamiliar industry which requires you to have a specialised set of skills. If you are thinking of exploring a career in the allied healthcare sector, the Profess...
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18
January
2016
The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) has announced a new joint degree programme in Nursing with the University of Glasgow. The Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing is SIT’s first joint degree in partnership with the University of Gl...
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2015
28
September
2015
Occupational Therapy (OT) may be broad in its scope of practice but must remain purposeful, say the OT practitioners at St. Andrew’s Community Hospital. The profession of Occupational Therapy suffers from misperception, said Galvin Tan, OT practit...
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31
July
2015
We chat with Jonathan Lim, an SIT undergraduate reading a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing Practice at The University of Manchester, to find out what he thinks of working in a profession that is traditionally dominated by women. Jon...
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2014
15
April
2014
SINGAPORE, 29 March – SIT students emerged second from among 10 finalist teams in the Cool Ideas for HDB Living 2014 competition. However, unlike most of the other teams which were made up of only engineering students, team SITuations from SIT compri...
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