30th JANUARY 2020
It has been just over 4 weeks since the announcement of an unusual pneumonia affecting numerous residents of Wuhan. The cases were linked to the Huanan wholesale seafood market in Wuhan, Hubei province in China.
Our group organised 2 more seminars in the second half of 2019 and they were held in August and September 2019.
Saturday 3rd August 2019
The weather was a little cloudy as the group of 14 of us arrived at Heritage Chalet in Pasir Ris.
Serene Seng of Senserene, the agency organising the event started a Master Chef challenge to get everybody into team spirit. The group was divided into 2 teams and given one hour to make ourselves lunch! Team ‘Hulk’ won with presentation of the food, whereas Team ‘Delicious’ won for taste, obviously true to it’s team’s name! However, team Delicious was the final winner as the team’s ‘chef’ also catered a special dish for the children who attended the retreat!
Saturday, 24th November 2018
Dr Lam, Dr Wong, our guest doctor, Dr David Allen and our clinic nurses provided the annual free influenza vaccination to the elderly from Kreta Ayer. Most of them are on public assistance and live in one room flats in the surrounding area. We were assisted by nurses from Metta Medical Care, volunteers from Buddha Tooth Relic Temple (BTRTS) and Kreta Ayer Seniors Activity Centre (KASAC).
8th September 2018
About 160 medical practitioners attended our 4th teaching seminar in 2018 entitled “ The Art & Science of Managing Infections”. The venue was at the Tower Ballroom, Shangri- La Hotel.
Almost 160 family physicians and other healthcare professionals (nurses and dentist) attended the third “Meet the Infectious Disease Specialists” Seminar of 2018 at the Ballroom, Regent Hotel. The seminar was titled “HIV Update 2018: Where Is The Finishing Line?”
On a sunny Saturday afternoon on 30/06/18, 27 of us (staff and their family members) were picked up by a luxurious coach bus to One Degree Fifteen at Sentosa for an outing to Singapore Southern Islands.
About 130 family physicians and Nurses from the Parkway Hospitals attended the “ Meet the Infectious Disease Specialists on VIV” at the Regent Hotel on May 12 2018.
212 family physicians and some Nurses from the Parkway Hospitals participated at our first 2018 teaching seminar entitled “ Vaccine Update: Strategy For Special Populations”.