SingHealth
Increase Font Size Decrease Font Size
Print Page Email Friend

Patients, Caregivers & Primary Care Partners

At KKH, we put our patients first! They are at the heart of all we do.

Their caregivers are not forgotten. We feel that it is important to accommodate the family as well.

We also recognise that a better GP-KKH integration of services will ultimately lead to better patient health outcomes.

KKH QuickAdvice

Get quick answers to common health concerns in women and children!

Find the answers you are looking for!

KKH HealthPedia

Browse through KKH’s Health Library for a comprehensive guide on diseases and conditions concerning women and children.

Read more!

Ways to give & volunteer

Many friends of KKH have made gifts of their time, talents, and resources.

Be part of the healing process by volunteering, making a donation or simply, supporting our fund-raising events.

News & Highlights

  • September 6, 2016

    KKH Adopts 3D Print of Actual Paediatric Hearts to Improve Outcomes for Complex Congenital Heart Conditions - KKH takes the lead in paediatric clinical education for specialists in Asia

    The Cardiac Centre (consisting of the Cardiology Service and Cardiothoracic Surgery Service) at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) has adopted the use of three-dimensional (3D) printed heart models to enhance the planning of clinical management leading to improved outcomes for complex congenital heart conditions. Eight of these models, each depicting a different congenital heart disease in actual patients, provide intricate views into tiny hearts to aid cardiothoracic surgeons in their pre-planning of complex surgeries. The Cardiac Centre is the main paediatric cardiology referral centre in Singapore and performs an average of approximately 200 surgeries a year. Read More

  • August 19, 2016

    KK Women's and Children's Hospital aims to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title on 16 October 2016

    Following hot on the heels of Joseph Schooling’s breaking of the Olympic Record at the Olympic Games in Rio, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) is also attempting its own record-setting feat. KKH set the world record in 1966 for being the world’s largest maternity hospital with a record birth of 39,835 babies born that year, a record it held for ten years. This year marks the 50th anniversary of this achievement and KKH will commemorate it with a community family carnival called "Born in KKH". Read More

  • July 8, 2016

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme raise more than $197,000 in support of children with cancer

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) together with SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme (ACP) are making a bald statement of support for children with cancer. Read More

  • July 5, 2016

    Launch of First Trauma Network for Children in Singapore

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), together with Temasek Cares, has launched Singapore’s first network to support children affected by trauma. Initiated by Temasek Cares, the Stay Prepared – Trauma Network for Children aims to bring psychosocial trauma support and care into the core of Singapore’s community. This is a successive collaboration between KKH and Temasek Cares following the launch of the Temasek Cares KITS (Kids in Tough Situations) programme in April 2014. Read More

  • March 10, 2016

    One in 10 cases of children in submersion incidents led to drowning death

    - Pre-school age children most vulnerable to submersion incidents
    - Highest occurrence in condominium pools

    Statistics compiled by the Department of Emergency Medicine at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) on unintentional submersion incidents involving children from the period January 2011 to December 2015 showed an upward trend of submersion incidents with one in ten cases resulting in drowning death. Children of pre-school age are also most vulnerable to submersion injuries, with the data reflecting that more than 76 per cent of those with submersion injuries were children aged six years and below. Read More

  • November 24, 2015

    KKH launches ‘Dear KKH, Hope in 50 Letters’

    A mother’s unconditional love; a doctor’s determination to save lives; the healing magic of laughter; life after the loss of a loved one. These stories of Singaporeans from all walks of life with the fondest memories of their healthcare journeys have been woven together in a special commemorative book entitled, ‘Dear KKH, Hope in 50 Letters’.Read More

  • November 17, 2015

    KKH and Duke-NUS research study shows patients benefit most from gestational diabetes mellitus screening as it allows for timely interventions and is cost-effective

    A local research study conducted by KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS) has found that pregnant patients benefit most from gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) screening as it allows for timely interventions and brings about health benefits that far outweigh the cost. The study supports offering screening of GDM for all pregnant women, and corroborates with the recent recommendations of several international studies in other developed countries calling for screening of GDM in all pregnant women.Read More

  • November 5, 2015

    Skyrise Greenery Awards 2015

    KKH is one of the 12 developments recognised at the Skyrise Greenery Awards 2015 for innovative greening efforts this year! Organised by National Parks Board (Nparks), the Skyrise Greenery Awards are the first in the region to recognise and reward skyrise greening efforts in developments. Into its sixth run since its launch in 2008, the Awards honour the team effort of building owners, developers, architects, designers, and landscape contract managers who have creatively integrated sky gardens and vertical greenery in their projects.
    Read More

  • October 9, 2015

    Launch of First-of-its-kind Temasek Cares KIDS 0-3 Centre
    Multi-layered programme brings health, social and educational services to vulnerable children aged 0-3 and their mothers

    The Temasek Cares KIDS 0-3 Centre puts under one roof, health, social and educational services for vulnerable children aged 0 to three, and their mothers from the Temasek Cares Kids Integrated Development Service 0-3 (“Temasek Cares KIDS 0-3”) programme. The unique Temasek Cares KIDS 0-3 programme aims to provide a comprehensive spectrum of care through a multi-layered and integrated community health and social care support system. Read More

  • August 21, 2015

    National Medical Excellence Award 2015

    Congratulations to our team from the Department of Child Development for achieving the National Clinical Excellence Team Award at the National Medical Excellence Awards 2015! Read More