Health Diary

Learn more about the stress faced by caregivers and mental health issues at a talk organised by the Caregivers Alliance at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.
Learn more about the stress faced by caregivers and mental health issues at a talk organised by the Caregivers Alliance at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

WEDNESDAY, AUG 31

MANAGING CAREGIVER STRESS

Learn more about the stress faced by caregivers and mental health issues at this talk organised by the Caregivers Alliance, an organisation that supports and trains the caregivers of mentally-ill people.

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, 7pm-9pm. Free. To register, call Brenda on 9383-6649 or 9720-7590 (The class may be cancelled if there are fewer than 15 participants).


FRIDAY, SEPT 2

CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY AND STENTING

Coronary angioplasty is a procedure done to widen narrowed heart arteries. It often involves inserting a stent into the artery to keep it from narrowing again. Dr Loh Poay Huan, a consultant cardiologist at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore, will discuss this.

Health Education Hub, National University Hospital, Main Building 1, Level 1, 1pm to 2pm. Free. To register, call 6772-2184.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 30, 2016, with the headline 'Health Diary'. Print Edition | Subscribe