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 patients
  • Therapy Service
    • Family and Parenting Therapy Clinic (FPTC)
              • New Consultation: S$130 (before Government subsidy)
              • Follow-up Consultation: S$110 (before Government subsidy)
              • Further notes concerning the charges, please click here.
  • Support groups/programmes
    • Artz in Me (Breast Cancer)
    • Bereavement Support Group (Children)
    • Diabetes Support Group (Children)
    • Epilepsy Support Group (Children)
    • Rheumatology and Immunology Support Group (Children)
    • Single Mother Lunch Dates (Single Mothers)
    • TinkleArts, Music Therapy and Coffee Afternoon Support Groups (Parents whose neonates previously warded in NICU)

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 / 6394 1028
Email: msw.enquiry@kkh.com.sg
Fax: +65 6394 2414

 

Our Experts

Ms Mavis Teo Head, Medical Social Work Department
Master Medical Social Worker
Master of Science in Family & Systemic
Psychotherapy
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)

Children’s Services

Majella Irudayam Principal Medical Social Worker
Master of Social Work
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology)
Serene Hong Snr Medical Social Worker
Masters in Social Work
Graduate Diploma (Social Work)
Bachelor of Business in Business Administration
Eleen Lim Snr Medical Social Worker
Masters in Social Work
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
Daniel Ng Snr Medical Social Worker
Master of Science in Family & Systemic Psychotherapy
Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Social Work
Tina Tan Snr Medical Social Worker
Master in Mental Health (Family Therapy)
Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Social Work
Graduate Diploma in Counselling Practice
Christine Chua Snr Medical Social Worker
Master of Science Social Work Research
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
Graduate Diploma in Counselling Practice
Janice Leow Snr Medical Social Worker
B.A.(Social Work)
Graduate Diploma in Counselling Practice

Women’s Services

Katherine Baptist Principal Medical Social Worker
Master of Social Science (Social Work)
Bachelor of Arts (Merit)
Mak Wei Lan Snr Medical Social Worker
M.Soc.Sc (B.H)
B.A. (Social Work)
DCP (Grad Dip in Counselling Practice)
Phyllis Wong Snr Medical Social Worker
B.A. Social Work
Graduate Diploma in Counseling Practice
Graduate Diploma in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Jasmine Lim Snr Medical Social Worker
Master of Social Sciences in Behavioural Health
Bachelor of Soc. Sc. (Hons) in Social Work
Chin Yoke Mun
(Carers’ Support)
Snr Medical Social Worker
Bachelor of Soc. Sc. in Social Work
Grad Cert in Expressive Therapies
Grad Cert in Parent Group Leadership

Advance Care Planning Office

Ang Lee Beng Master Medical Social Worker
Masters in Social Science (Social Work)
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
Gina Tan Snr Medical Social Worker
Master of Social Work
Bachelor of Arts

Crisis and Trauma Team

Eng Peng Peng Master Medical Social Worker
Master of Science (Counselling)
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (Hons)

Education and Research

Joanne Goh Principal Medical Social Worker
Master of Social Work
Bachelor of Arts & Social Science
Carer’s Support & Education
Dr Judith Chew Principal Medical Social Worker
Ph.D. in Social Work
Master in Evidence-based Social Intervention
Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
Research
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Office

Level 1, Women's Tower

Telephone

  • +65 6394 1029 / 6394 1028

Fax

  • +65 6394 2414

Accreditation

Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation ISO 14000, the Environment and our commitment to conserve it OHSAS 18000 - Workplace Health and Safety System

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