Stories By Sara Grosse
129 Sep 2014 Mon
Home palliative care providers said the increased stream of funding has allowed them to launch new services, increase capacity and be more flexible with resources.
229 Sep 2014 Mon
The Tripartite Committee on Employability of Older Workers recommends adopting a promotional approach to encourage firms to hire older workers before possible legislation kicks in to raise the re-employment age to 67.
327 Sep 2014 Sat
Industry players say guidelines on home care services and centre-based care services for seniors will raise the professionalism in the sector and encourage more of such services to be set up. But some caution that the guidelines have to be clearly defined and not disadvantage smaller players.
415 Sep 2014 Mon
The improved medication dispensing workflow has not only cut down patients' waiting time by half but also reduced incidences of potential human errors.
510 Sep 2014 Wed
The advisory panel will study possible enhancements to areas such as the Minimum Sum and allowing members to withdraw more as a lump sum upon retirement, and will complete its study a year from now.
609 Sep 2014 Tue
Knowledge of such benefits, rather than focusing on the utilisation rates, is more important to boost the relatively low uptake in the public service sector, says Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean.
706 Sep 2014 Sat
Construction of the Lentor and Mayflower MRT stations has officially begun following the ground-breaking ceremonies on Saturday (Sep 6).
831 Aug 2014 Sun
Greater flexibility for the Lease Buyback Scheme and faster career progression for ITE and polytechnic students were some of the suggestions made by Pasir Ris-Punggol residents on Sunday (Aug 31) in a dialogue to discuss the Prime Minister's National Day Rally speech.
929 Aug 2014 Fri
The nine-storey facility will offer multi-speciality consultation sessions and be equipped with minor surgery rooms for outpatient needs. Locations of two polyclinics at Jurong West and Punggol were also announced.
1028 Aug 2014 Thu
Retirement adequacy for low-wage workers and the relevance of having a degree were some of the concerns raised by union leaders in a dialogue session with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.