Goodstock: Rekindling Support for the Ubin Community

What does Ubin mean to you?

For one group of Republic Polytechnic’s School of Sports, Health, and Leisure staff and students, Ubin is like their ‘second home’. Seeing the dwindling business and health gaps for less mobile residents on the island, this community group is hoping more people will return to the island and support residents with ‘the simple things’.

toy doctor looking over patient

Doctor’s Decision: Empathy in Medicine

With modern emphasis on one’s subjective experiences, doctor-patient relationships have since morphed into a collaborative model that recognises patients’ rights in making decisions over their treatment and care.

The lack of empathy from doctors, however, may just be the spanner thrown in the works.