Home arrow Newsroom

Newsroom

Nurses eye bigger role in medical care and teaching

Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 August 2014

 

WHILE nurses welcomed news of higher pay yesterday, what many say they are really looking forward to is the bigger role they can play in medical care and teaching. 

Read More

Big push to draw more nurses..

Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Pay rises, greater autonomy for senior staff among the changes
Read More

Nurses stepping up to gain recognition

Print E-mail
Friday, 01 August 2014


NURSES' work ethics and dedication are better known today within the health-care sector, as stated by Dr Leong Choon Kit ("Nurses deserve more recognition"; Tuesday) and Dr James Low ("Our front-line heroes and heroines, thank you"; Mind Your Body, July 24).

We are grateful for their strong affirmation, and concur with Dr Leong that more can be done to make nurses' contributions better known and appreciated by the public.

Nurses today are well represented on committees, strategic work groups and boards at both the organisational and national levels.

Within the arena of evidence-based practice and publications, many of our nurses in various institutions have been getting their research papers successfully published in notable international journals, as well as in the local academic journal published by the Singapore Nurses Association.

We are heartened that ongoing efforts and consideration have gone into shaping the future development of nursing in Singapore and raising the competency levels of every nurse through comprehensive training, as well as regular recognition.

Like Dr Leong, we look forward to the recommendations by the National Nursing Taskforce. While the incidence of abuse of nurses by demanding patients and families has been on the rise, this is generally true for all health-care workers. The reporting of abuse cases and deterrent penalties by the courts of law are steps in the right direction.

The professionalism of nurses has won the respect, appreciation and admiration of the public. Their consistent and engaging approach to care is often alluded to in complimentary letters from patients or their families to health-care institutions.

The ongoing work on improving professional and career progression is an indication that our nurses and nursing leaders are committed to improving patients' lives. On behalf of all nurses in Singapore, I thank members of the public for their faith and trust in nurses. And to all nurses, have a great Nurses Day!

Lim Swee Hia
(Associate Professor)
President Singapore Nurses Association
Read More

9th Biennial Joanna Briggs International Colloquium

Print E-mail
Monday, 09 December 2013

9th Biennial Joanna Briggs International Colloquium 


Date : 10-12 November 2014

Venue : Holiday Inn Atrium Singapore

Website : http://jbicolloquium2014singapore.com/  for online registration and abstract submission

Read More

The Presidentís Response

Print E-mail
Monday, 25 February 2013

Dear Fellow Nurses, The erroneous description of the healthcare profession in the White Paper on Population was unfortunate. I would like to share my letter sent on 8 Feb afternoon to both Minister for Health and DPM Teo, sent out in my capacity as President, Singapore Nurses Association.

A/Prof Lim Swee Hia

President, Singapore Nurses Association

Read More

Ms Pauline Tan offered prestigious award

Print E-mail
Tuesday, 05 April 2011

Ms Pauline Tan offered prestigious award

To read more, please click link below:

http://www.latrobe.edu.au/news/articles/2011/article/pauline-tan-offered-prestigious-award)

 

Official Opening of Nursing Resource Centre

Print E-mail
Sunday, 04 July 2004
ASIA PACIFIC BREWERIES FOUNDATION NURSING RESOURCE CENTRE

The Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Nursing Resource Centre was officially opened by Patron of the Singapore Nurses Association Mrs S.R. Nathan, wife of the President of the Republic of Singapore on the 4 July 2004. Equipped with a wide collection of books, journals and a comprehensive online database Gale’s “Health & Wellness Resource Centre”, the Nursing Resource Centre was made possible by the generous donation of $300,000 by the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation.
Read More

© 2014 Singapore Nurses Association All Rights Reserved. Best viewed on 1024x768 screen resolution.
Designed and built by Digital Boomerang.