25 Nov '15, 10pm

ASIAONE | NKF scheme matches patients with jobs https://t.co/oCej7ypzAa #sgnews https://t.co/SnZElGzY8x

Taxi driver Tan Eu Cheng had to quit his job after his kidney-failure diagnosis two years ago left him often feeling too ill to drive. The 59-year-old, whose wife works as a cleaner, gave up searching for a new job after a year of failed interviews. "I tell them I've got kidney failure and need dialysis. Once they hear this, they stop asking questions," he said. Mr Tan is now employed, thanks to a new National Kidney Foundation (NKF) programme officially launched yesterday to help patients with kidney failure find jobs that can accommodate their threetimes-a-week dialysis schedules. The Patient Employment Rehabilitation Programme, sponsored by a $2.3 million grant from the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, aims to find suitable jobs for unemployed patients, both within the NKF and with other employers. The programme aims to have 50 patients employed by NKF by the end of next ...

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