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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.

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

  • 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.
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  • 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

  • August 17, 2015

    KKH introduces new robotic bottle dispensing system for better efficiency and patient experience - Patients at Emergency Pharmacy laud innovative flag labelling system on bottles

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) has rolled out a new robotic bottle dispensing system (BDS) at its Emergency Pharmacy [which serves the Children’s Emergency as well as O&G (24-Hour) Clinic] to enhance efficiency and improve overall patient experience. The system believed to be the world’s first automated system able to autoload, pick, assemble and label bottles, replaces many of the manual tasks involved in dispensing bottled medication. Read More

  • July 25, 2015

    Children’s Cancer Foundation and SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme jointly establish the Tan Cheng Lim – CCF Professorship in Paediatric Oncology

    Children’s Cancer Foundation (CCF) and SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre’s Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme (ACP) have partnered to establish the Tan Cheng Lim – CCF Professorship in Paediatric Oncology. Read More

  • July 22, 2015

    KKH was recognised at the “Best Company for Mums” contest with a SG50 Special Award

    KKH was recognised at the “Best Company for Mums” contest with a SG50 Special Award for our efforts in creating a positive work environment for working mothers! KKH was commended for initiatives including compressed work week, flexible work hours, job sharing, and child care support, among other measures and facilities, that were implemented so that our staff could better manage their work and caregiving responsibilities. Photos

  • June 28, 2014

    KKH offers peek behind-the-scenes for the first time

    To mark the nation’s big 50, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) has lined up a slew of activities to celebrate the momentous occasion. One of the highlights is the “Kids Explore@KKH” event where 100 young explorers - children aged six to 12 spent a morning role-playing healthcare professionals from various specialties at KKH.

    To bring the nation together in celebration, KKH will be organising a variety of activities which includes a public forum on parenthood, a mass latch on exercise to commemorate World Breastfeeding Week, as well as a special commemorative book that features individuals whose lives have interlinked with KKH’s. Read More

  • June 17, 2015

    KKH leads groundbreaking large-scale pre-pregnancy study

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), Singapore Institute for Clinical Science (SICS) of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the National University Health System (NUHS) have launched Singapore’s first large-scale pre-conception study which will involve 1,000 local couples. The study will investigate the effects that nutrition, lifestyle, mental health, and other environmental factors may have before and during pregnancy on the eventual health and socio-emotional outcomes of the mother and baby. The study, called “S-PRESTO”, is short for Singapore PREconception Study of long-Term maternal and child Outcomes. Read More