A CALL TO LOVE AND CARE


“As a speech therapist, I work with patients who have difficulties in communication and swallowing. I have to plan each patient's diet, provide them with instructions on how to improve their conditions and implement targeted rehabilitation exercises. I am also involved in caregiver training to ensure that recommendations and therapy are carried out effectively at home.”
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Loo Ai Jia
Speech Therapist, Rehabilitation Services, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

AIDES IN THE ROAD TO RECOVERY


“ The most fulfilling aspect of my job is being able to accompany and help patients on their road to recovery. In my opinion, this is really what sets the physiotherapy career apart from one in the corporate world. ”
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Samantha Foo Chia Wen
Physiotherapist, Changi General Hospital

STRIVING TOWARDS PATIENT’S GOALS


“ We work to restore a person’s ability to function, and aim to reduce the disabilities caused by their medical conditions through purposeful use of occupations. The end goal of therapy is always to ensure continued engagement in a person’s life roles, whether he or she is a parent, a student, or a participant of an activity important to them. I like to see my office as my patients’ safe haven, and where I get to work with them on a very personal level. ”
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Dawn Lim Jia En
Occupational Therapist, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

PROVIDING A HELPING HAND


“ My career allows me to make a direct and tangible impact on people’s lives, and this gives me a greater sense of purpose. I know what I do can make a difference. The corporate world measures success based on profits gained, while my success is based on the number of lives I have impacted. ”
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Cassandra Ang Wee Hoon
Medical Social Worker, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

JOURNEYING WITH PATIENTS


“ As nurses, we are the patients’ advocate. We speak out for them and act as the link between them and doctors and allied health professionals. Beyond that, I support patients, help them cope with the side effects of their treatment, and educate them about how to deal with their conditions. ”
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Hong Yanqi
Senior Staff Nurse, National Cancer Centre Singapore

CONDUCTING RADIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS


“ As a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) radiographer, my job is to ensure that any form of abnormality is demonstrated in the scans. To do this, I need to have a good understanding of the human anatomy and be able to adopt scanning techniques to different body types and conditions. ”
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Desmond Hoon Hui Xiang
Radiographer, National University Hospital


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