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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

  • 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

  • January 19, 2015

    Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2015

    The Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2015 honoured a total of 2,748 healthcare professionals from 19 organisations for their commitment to deliver quality care and excellent service. Superstar Awards were conferred on top winners from the Clinician, Nursing, Allied Health, and Ancillary categories. The Award also recognises Clinical Practice Improvement and Service Initiative Improvement Teams.

    Our heartiest congratulations to all KKH staff who received the award, especially to Dr Lois Teo, Senior Psychologist, Dept of Psychology Service, who won the Superstar Award in the Allied Health category! Read More

  • November 28, 2014

    Appointment of new Chief Nursing Officer in Ministry of Health

    Congratulations to KKH’s Director of Nursing (DN), Ms Tan Soh Chin, who will be taking on a new role as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), Ministry of Health, with effect from 1 January 2015. She will be appointed as CNO-Designate from 1 December 2014. Ms Tan will be be succeeded by Ms Ng Gaik Nai, Deputy Director, Nursing (DDN), KKH, who will be taking on the leadership of the Division of Nursing in KKH.Read More

  • October 30, 2014

    New Multi-Layered Pilot Programme to Optimise Developmental Potential in Children from Vulnerable Families

    For the first time in Singapore, mothers from vulnerable backgrounds and their children will be provided a comprehensive spectrum of care – physical, social, psychological and educational - through a multi-layered and integrated community health and social care support system.Read More

  • October 18, 2014

    SingHealth raises more than half a million for President’s Challenge 2014

    SingHealth President’s Challenge 2014 culminated with a bang following months of fundraising efforts and outreach activities for its five adopted beneficiaries.

    • Two new firsts and all-time high amount in the history of SingHealth President’s Challenge
    • New record with the “Largest Display of Pledge Stickers” in the Singapore Book of RecordsRead More