hospitals in Singapore

Hospitals List of Singapore

Public or private hospitals in Singapore all offer high quality care. The choice of a hospital is often made on several criteria, the levels of medical services or not, the choice of a particular doctor or because you have a hospital in your location area. But if you  just arrived in Singapore or for an Emergency it is often difficult to find the right hospital. So here is the list of hospitals in Singapore.

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The list of Singapore public hospitals:

Changi General Hospital (CGH)

This 1,000-bed hospital located in Simei, eastern Singapore. It is the first general hospital specifically built in Singapore to serve communities in the eastern and northeastern regions.

The hospital has a full range of over 23 departments, ranging from general surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, ENT, orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Finally it’s included six centers: Changi Sports Medicine Center, Diabetes Center, Geriatric Center, Integrated Sleep Service and Medical Center for International Travelers.

The hospital is JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited.

Alexandra Hospital (AH)

The emergency care center is open 24 hours a day and provides initial assessment and management of walk-in patients. Furthermore critically ill patients will be stabilized and transferred to the emergency departments of the nearest public hospitals, namely the National University Hospital and the Singapore General Hospital.

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH)

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital is a 795 bed hospital located in Yishun, Singapore. Furthermore named after Singaporean hotelier Khoo Teck Puat is part of an integrated development with the nearby Yishun Community Hospital. It has many quality and luxury services including a suite.

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH)

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital is the largest hospital specializing in healthcare for women and children in Singapore.

This hospital provides obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology and pediatrics services. Often affectionately referred as “KK” among locals, it is the birthplace of a significant proportion of Singaporeans. This place gave birth to more than half of the total number of newborns in the country as early as 1938.

National Heart Center Singapore (NHC)

The National Heart Center in Singapore provides treatment and management of complex cardiovascular disease with an emphasis on heart failure, congenital heart disease, acute coronary syndrome and vascular disease.

National Cancer Center Singapore (NCCS)

The National Cancer Center Singapore is the country’s specialized national center for cancer diagnosis, research and treatment. This hospital has Singapore’s largest concentration of internationally qualified oncologists.

The NCCS offers a range of medical, educational and research activities within a single institution; and practices a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment. The Center, which is located in the Outram medical campus, is the only comprehensive multidisciplinary sub-specialist cancer center in Southeast Asia.

National Neuroscience Institute (NNI)

The National Neuroscience Institute is the national  specialized center for the management and care of neurological diseases in Singapore, providing treatment for a wide range of diseases that affect the brain, spine, nerves and muscles. As a national and international center of excellence in neuroscience, its mission and goals are based on three strengths: patient care, research and education.

Offering a full range of neurology, neurosurgery and neuroradiology services, NNI provides neuroscience care not only in Singapore but in the region.

National Skin Center (NSC)

The National Skin Center is a center specializing in outpatient dermatology located on the campus of Tan Tock Seng Novena Hospital. It handles a load of around 1,000 patients per day. It provides specialized dermatological services, trains medical and postgraduate students, conducts research in dermatology and provides continuing medical education.

National University Hospital (NUH)

It is one of Singapore’s leading public hospitals, and one of the major centers for clinical trials and medical and dental research. He has many specialties, including cardiology, gastroenterology, hepatology, obstetrics, gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, pediatrics, orthopedic surgery and reconstructive microsurgery of the hand. This member of the National University Health System has 1,160 beds and annually sees 670,000 outpatients and 49,000 hospitalized patients.

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH)

Medium-sized general hospital which is located in Jurong East. It has 700 beds and an emergency department.

Singapore General Hospital (SGH)

Singapore Historic Hospital Center. It is also the largest hospital in Singapore. Located in Bukit Merah, it has almost all specializations. It is also made up of:

Singapore National Eye Center (SNEC)
The National Heart Center (NHC)
National Cancer Center (NCC)
National Dental Center (NDC)

Singapore National Eye Center (SNEC)

This center specializes in ophthalmology which focuses in particular on the treatment of myopia and glaucoma.

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Tan Tock Seng Hospital is a referral hospital in Singapore, located in Novena. The hospital has 45 clinical and paramedical health services, 16 specialized centers and is supplied by more than 8,000 health personnel.

Sengkang General Hospital

Sengkang General Hospital is the Singapore’s newest hospital. It is slated to open in the second half of 2018. The complex will have 1,000 beds for the “General Hospital” as well as 400 additional beds for the “Community Hospital”.

It will serve the people of northern Singapore. Including Sengkang, Punggol, Hougang as well as a wider region from Yio Chu Kang to Pasir Ris.

Singapore private hospitals:

Concord Cancer Hospital (CCH)

The Concord Cancer Hospital is a private hospital specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. By all means they provide high standard care and have state-of-the-art equipment. For this purpose it has an outpatient clinic, a radiotherapy center, a chemotherapy center, a laboratory, an intensive care unit, a very complete imaging service …

Farrer Park Hospital (FP)

Private establishment with high quality care, with more than 400 specialists.  By the way it is located in Farrer Park, and has 220 beds.

Mount Alvernia Hospital (MAH)

Mount Alvernia is the only catholic hospital in Singapore. Furthermore it is also the only hospital to give back the surplus profits to various association.

Gleneagles Hospital (GH)

This private generalist hospital have a very good service quality. In addition it has 24 operating theaters and 150 consultation suites, in addition there are more than 160 specialists from more than 30 different specialties. It is also the most famous hospital in Singapore.

Mount Elizabeth Hospital (MEH)

This hospital is one of Singapore’s best-known private hospitals. He is a high-quality, high-capacity general hospital specializing at least in cardiology, oncology, neuroscience and organ transplantation.

Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital (MNH)

This private hospital is very recent (2012). It is a good quality generalist hospital, specializing in luxurious extras: the rooms include mini bars, coffee machines, luxurious linens, bathrooms. marble baths … and also limousine transfers.

Parkway East Hospital (PEH)

Parkway East Hospital have at least 143-bed. Thus this hospital provides general care, as well as a full range of specialties, including obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery,  orthopedic, ENT and ophthalmology.

Raffles Hospital (HR)

This large private general hospital is located in the south of Singapore. It has an emergency department, 16 clinics and 35 specialties (obstetrics, gynecology, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, etc.). In addition it is one of the best equipped hospitals in Singapore.

Thomson Medical Center (TMC)

This quality private hospital is located in Novena. Furthermore it is a general hospital establishment that includes many services: sports medicine, female cancers, dentistry, cardiology, dermatology … and even one dedicated to Chinese medicine.

Johns Hopkins (JH)

This good quality private hospital specializes in cancer treatment. In addition it’s very well equipped, it can provide complete medical check-ups.
Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Level 1)
11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng – 308433 Singapore

* Source: Ministry of Health

How to cover hospital costs?

The hospitals in Singapore are expensive, so you have to find an international insurance. This insurance can cover you fully in private hospitals, as well as internationally during your travels or if you want to be treated in your country of origin.

Private hospitals have the advantage of offering short deadlines and better service. This option is more comfortable but is also more expensive. International insurance can therefore cover this expense. International health insurance is generally first euro / dollar insurance, different from a mutual. If you or your spouse are French for this reason you can also subscribe to the CFE, more information here.

Finally international health insurance does not exempt you from membership in the Singaporean health system if you are a permanent resident. Your international medical coverage will come in addition.

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