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Parliament: New measures to boost mental health in the community

Parliament: New measures to boost mental health in the community

In Singapore, employees from government sectors that includes the police department will be have a seminar on how to identify and respond to situations related to mental health issues that is happening in their locality. The department of social and community services are also given the basic training to single out and counter to people having mental health problems, when and how to endorse them to the responsible agency which is the [Read More...]
Parliament: Key shifts needed to keep healthcare system sustainable

Parliament: Key shifts needed to keep healthcare system sustainable

SINGAPORE – In 2016, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong revealed the three major steps that the Health Ministry was going to implement in 2017. The key focuses of minister Yong were: beyond hospital to the community, beyond healthcare to the health, and beyond quality to the value. On March 9, while having debate on the parliament regarding the Health Ministry’s Budget for 2017, Health Minister announced the actions to implement the key shifts [Read More...]
Novena Health City

Novena Health City

Set to complete in 2030, Novena Healthy City will be the largest healthcare complex that covers a 17 hectare complex integrating Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and all the volunteer and public healtcare facilities and medical school all under one roof. The built-up will increase the healthcare facility in the vicinity from 250,000 sqm to 600,000 sqm, more than double in size in this major Novena Health City transformation. First phase is [Read More...]