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Senior leaders have key role in cyber security: Commissioner

Senior leaders have key role in cyber security: Commissioner

Cyber-security chief urges healthcare sector to change how IT security incidents are reported.

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Doctor gets 2 years' jail for switching blood sample of HIV-positive boyfriend with his own

Doctor gets 2 years' jail for switching blood sample of HIV-positive boyfriend with his own

Ler Teck Siang, 36, is appealing against his conviction and sentence on two charges each for abetment of cheating and for giving a false statement to a public servant.

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Opting for private surgeon? See fee guidelines

Opting for private surgeon? See fee guidelines

The move to publish the recommended charges comes after the Health Ministry accepted recommendations from the Fee Benchmarks Advisory Committee.

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Cyber attack response delayed by disorganised interaction

Cyber attack response delayed by disorganised interaction

Details of attack were lost due to use of different platforms like WhatsApp, e-mail.

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Too problematic to legalise euthanasia: Forum

Too problematic to legalise euthanasia: Forum

Palliative care is a win-win solution which, in the vast majority of cases, is able to "kill suffering without killing the patient".

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Bolster cyber defence with more drills, expert says

Bolster cyber defence with more drills, expert says

Exercises simulating data breaches help organisations better respond to online attacks, COI told.

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Measures to boost staff awareness of cyber security

Measures to boost staff awareness of cyber security

Also, a new system will ensure SingHealth has the latest contact details of patients.

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Hard to find time to fix weakness in system, panel told

Hard to find time to fix weakness in system, panel told

Healthcare institutions' round-the-clock operations cited as challenge.

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Weaknesses found in 2016 internal audit not rectified

Weaknesses found in 2016 internal audit not rectified

IHiS bosses told action was taken to plug gaps but no one verified that this had been done.

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Team would have 'no day, no night' if I raised alert: Exec

Team would have 'no day, no night' if I raised alert: Exec

Senior manager says he was under stress as mum was hospitalised soon after cyber attack.

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Plans to secure Internet access deferred before cyber attack

Plans to secure Internet access deferred before cyber attack

A more secure way of accessing the Internet was meant to be put in place to protect public medical systems some time this year, but had to be pushed back to next year because of technical issues.

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Investor sues laser clinic founder for return of $30.7m

Investor sues laser clinic founder for return of $30.7m

Madam Wang Xiaopu had signed two contracts to buy over Dr Goh Seng Heng's shares in Aesthetic Medical Partners (AMP), the parent company of the PPP Laser Clinic chain, for $32.5 million.

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Too many variables to legalise euthanasia: Forum

Too many variables to legalise euthanasia: Forum

There is only one way to avoid abuse and the grey areas of euthanasia - that is to outlaw it completely as it creates inconsistencies both within the law and within the moral framework of our society.

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Doc fined, suspended for working illegally as locum

Doc fined, suspended for working illegally as locum

While serving bond at hospital, he also gave himself MCs so he could work at clinic.

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Hospitals' third-party agent contracts may be illegal

Hospitals' third-party agent contracts may be illegal

By stopping TPAs, MOH not only upheld the ethical standard in the healthcare industry, but also facilitated fair competition.

Provisions in Mental Capacity Act on professional donees and professional deputies in force from 1 September 2018

The Act provides for criteria for the position of professional deputies, including providing that all professional deputies must be registered with the Public Guardian.

Darnley (Appellant) v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust (Respondent), UKSC 2017/0070 (on appeal from the Court of Appeal Civil Division (England and Wales)

The appellant brought proceedings against the respondent alleging a breach of duty by the reception staff concerning the information he was given about the time he would have to wait and the failure to assess the appellant for priority triage. 

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