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2015

  • The team from the National University Centre for Organ Transplantation (NUCOT) performed the 50th successful spousal organ transplants and commemorated the milestone with a “Mark of Love” event held in conjunction with SG50.

  • The Orthopaedic Surgery Department was the first in Singapore to offer the magnetic control growing rod for scoliosis patients who are 10 years and younger, sparing them from multiple surgeries.

  • Deputy Director of Nursing, Ng Sow Chun was awarded the prestigious Practice of the Year award from the Association for Patient Experience, a non-profit organisation sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic in the United States. NUH is the first institution in Asia to receive the award.

  • NUH celebrated its 30th anniversary in June, commemorating three decades of quality healthcare since it was officially opened on 24 June 1985.

  • The O&G team successfully delivered Asia’s first baby conceived naturally from implanted ovarian tissue.