Forum: New policies needed to restore doctor-patient relationship

The modified Montgomery test for medical negligence places a heavy burden on doctors for informed consent, requiring doctors to provide patients with all information...

Forum: Covid-19 fight: Don’t let complacency set in

It has taken a monumental national effort for Singapore to arrive at this moment of our battle against the Covid-19 virus, where the number...

Forum: Why rules and inculcating values are important

Forum contributor Thomas Lee Hock Seng's suggestion on getting people to become more civic-minded when using public facilities may cause more problems (Give people...

Forum: Noise pollution killing peace and quiet of parks

I applaud the Government for recognising the need to tackle mental health needs, and for setting up the Covid-19 Mental Wellness Taskforce (Task force...

Forum: Empower people with disabilities to stand as equals

It is encouraging that Singapore is taking steps to include and support the community of people with disabilities in tangible ways (New accreditation for...

Forum: Limit information employers get from employees’ medical check-ups

It is common for companies to send their employees, especially newly hired staff, for medical check-ups, to ensure they are medically suitable to carry...

‘Long Covid’ makes the pandemic even scarier

(BLOOMBERG) Unless you learnt Latin and Greek or went to medical school, words such as "sequelae", "encephalopathy" or "anosmia" probably mean nothing to you....

East-West divide: Winners and losers in Covid-19 economy

 (FINANCIAL TIMES) For Mr Remigio Brunelli, managing director in China for the Italian sportswear group Tecnica, Covid-19 feels almost like a bad memory as...

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