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Medical Social Work

As a provider of holistic care for women and children, we believe in empowering our patients and their families to actualise their full potential. Our Medical Social Workers extend this philosophy through their multi-faceted roles as counsellors, facilitators and advocators.

Our Range of Services

We provide the following services for our patients and their families

  • Counselling
    • Patients with emotional, relationship and marital problems
    • Patients who are anxious over their illness / treatment (e.g. cancer treatment) or undergoing losses
    • Support to parents and counselling on parenting matters
  • Crisis Intervention
    • Deal with trauma cases such as sexual assault, spousal violence, child abuse and attempted suicide
  • Investigation
    • Investigate cases of reported NAI (Non-Accidental Injuries) and possible neglect
  • Financial Assistance
    • Assist needy patients with their medical expenses
    • Assess and make appropriate referrals to organisations, VWOs (Voluntary Welfare Organisations), FSCs (Family Service Centre) and MSF (Ministry of Social and Family Development ) for various financial and social support
  • Networking
    • Network with MSF, FSCs, Police and other relevant organizations to obtain community support for patient
  • Support groups/programmes

Education and Research

For our list of education programmes, click here.

Contact Us

Department of Medical Social Work
Level 1, Women's Tower (Inside Patient Education Centre)
Tel: +65 6394 1029
Fax: +65 6394 2414

Our Experts

Ms Sylvia Mun Chief Medical Social Worker
Master in Social Science (Social Work)
Graduate Diploma in HML
Ms Mavis Teo Acting HOD
Snr Principal Medical Social Worker
Master of Science in Family & Systemic Psychotherapy
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
 
Eng Peng Peng Snr Principal Medical Social Worker
Master of Science (Counselling)
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (Hons)
Crisis & Trauma
Ang Lee Beng Snr Principal Medical Social Worker
Masters in Social Science (Social Work)
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
Women’s Support
Joanne Goh Principal Medical Social Worker
Master of Social Work
Bachelor of Arts & Social Science
Carer’s Support
Judith Chew Principal Medical Social Worker
Master in Evidence-based Social Intervention
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
Research & Funds Mgt
Majella Irudayam Principal Medical Social Worker
Master of Social Work
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology)
Women’s Support
Christine Chua Snr Medical Social Worker
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
Graduate Diploma in Counseling Practise
Children's Support
Daniel Ng Snr Medical Social Worker
Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Social Work
Master of Science in Family & Systemic Psychotherapy
Children's Support
Eleen Lim Snr Medical Social Worker
Masters in Social Work
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
Children's Support
Serene Hong Snr Medical Social Worker
Bachelor of Business in Business Administration
Graduate Diploma (Social Work)
Children's Support
Tina Tan Snr Medical Social Worker
Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Social Work
Graduate Diploma in Counselling Practise
Children’s Support
Katherine Baptist Principal Medical Social Worker
Master of Social Science (Social Work)
Bachelor of Arts (Merit)
Crisis & Trauma
Mercy Teo Snr Medical Social Worker
Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
Masters in Social Work
Crisis & Trauma
Caroline Chai Snr Medical Social Worker
Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
Women’s Support
Cheryl Ng Snr Medical Social Worker
Bachelor of Arts & Social Sciences (Social Work & Statistics)
Graduate Diploma in Counseling Practice
Graduate Diploma in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Women’s Support
Lim Sok Hwee Snr Medical Social Worker
Graduate Diploma in Counseling Practice
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
Women's Support
Phyllis Wong Snr Medical Social Worker
B.A. Social Work
Graduate Diploma in Counseling Practice
Graduate Diploma in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Women’s Support
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Office

Level 1, Women's Tower

Telephone

  • +65 6394 1029

Fax

  • +65 6394 2414


Accreditation

Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation ISO 9000, KKH¡¯s systematic approach to Quality Management ISO 14000, the Environment and our commitment to conserve it OHSAS 18000 - Workplace Health and Safety System

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