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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

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

News & Highlights

  • 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

  • May 15, 2015

    SingHealth Excellence Awards 2015

    Fifty remarkable employees were honoured at the 5th SingHealth Excellence Awards for their outstanding commitment and contributions to patient care, education and research.

    Congratulations to the staff from KKH, who were among the recipients at the awards ceremony, graced by Dr Lam Pin Min, Minister of State for Health.

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  • April 27, 2015

    12th Healthcare Humanity Awards 2015

    The 12th Healthcare Humanity Awards 2015 were presented today to honour exemplary healthcare professionals who go beyond the call of duty to help others.

    President Tony Tan, who was the Guest-of-Honour and Courage Fund Patron-in-Chief, presented the awards to 62 winners, six of whom were recipients of the Honourable Mention Award.

    Congratulations to the recipients from KKH!

    List of Recipients

  • February 2, 2015

    SingHealth Doctors and Dentists Long Service Award 2015

    Over 100 doctors were honoured at the inaugural SingHealth Doctors and Dentists Long Service Award for their dedication to patient care for over 10 years! Among them, 36 doctors and dentists received recognition for serving in public healthcare for up to 20, 30, and even 40 years! At the occasion, a special tribute was also paid to healthcare pioneers, to thank them for their selfless contributions.

    Join us in congratulating the Long Service Award recipients and honouring the Healthcare Pioneers from KKH!Read More

  • January 29, 2015

    Children's Emergency Teams at SimWARS

    Staff from our Children’s Emergency did KKH proud during the Society for Emergency Medicine Singapore’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2015. Two teams comprising doctors and nurses faced off against seven other adult emergency department teams during SimWARS, a national competition involving high-fidelity simulation of patient resuscitation. KKH’s two teams were the only representatives from a paediatric emergency department at the competition, with one of them emerging the champion of SimWARS!Read More