Manage your healthcare costs by assessing the components and estimates of hospital bills in Singapore.
Those needing intermediate or long-term care facilities and long-term care services should apply for Singapore government subsidies to help offset elderly care costs.
Here’s all you need to know about cervical cancer screening subsidies in Singapore.
Here’s all you need to know about breast cancer screening subsidies in Singapore.
With a CHAS card, all Singapore citizens can receive subsidies for medical care at participating general practitioner and dental clinics near their homes.
Find out more about ElderShield, what it covers, and how to make claims.
New parents and couples looking to conceive can benefit from these schemes.
Managing a chronic disease and the costs involved has been made easier with the introduction of a programme that allows the use of MediSave for chronic diseases.
Visiting the National Health Group Polyclinics (NHGP) for medical or dental treatment? Find out your MediSave coverage and the specific conditions and treatments that are claimable under MediSave.
The Seniors’ Mobility and Enabling Fund (SMF) extends subsidies to the elderly in Singapore to help them stay mobile and independent within the community.
Seeking medical treatment and care is a worrying experience by itself and you should not have to worry further about trying to understand your healthcare bills.
Medishield Life insurance is health insurance coverage for Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents. What does MediShield Life insurance cover? Read on.
Influenza (flu) is a respiratory virus which is highly contagious. Learn more about the symptoms and the influenza vaccine.
Scoliosis is an unusual curvature of the spine.
Testicular torsion, is a sudden twisting of the spermatic cord which contains the blood vessels of the testicle. This can lead to blood supply to the testicle being cut off.
This condition can lead to permanent damage to the testicle if it is not treated urgently.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Singaporean women. All women are at risk of breast cancer, and the chances of developing it increase with age.
Cervical cancer is the 10th most common cancer in Singaporean women. It can be effectively treated if detected early.
Here are some common ways infectious diseases spread. Be aware so you know how to avoid disease transmission.
The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine or HPV vaccination significantly reduces a woman’s risk of developing cervical cancer, one of the most common cancers for women in Singapore. Learn more here.
Avian influenza, also known as bird flu, is an infectious disease in birds caused by type A of the influenza virus.
Influenza A, H7N9 is one of the strains of avian influenza (bird flu).
SARS, or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, is an infection of the respiratory system that was fatal in some cases.
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease is present all year round in Singapore with seasonal outbreaks every year. Outbreaks do occur in childcare centres, kindergartens, and schools. Although usually a mild disease, it has been associated with fatalities usually due to complications involving the heart and nervous system (e.g. encephalitis).
What is Hepatitis A? It is an inflammation of the liver caused by the Hepatitis A virus. In Singapore, most reported Hepatitis A cases were from consuming contaminated food from raw or partially-cooked cockles.
Caregivers can also tap on nursing homes for respite care if they need short-term care options for several days to a few weeks for their loved ones.
Read on to find out more about the health services available at women’s clinics in Singapore.
The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) seeks to promote and support breastfeeding for the well-being of all mothers and babies.
Looking for affordable dental treatment in Singapore? Find out which routine dental care services are available at subsidised rates.
Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist
These two centres provide your child (under 19) with appropriate care.
A mobile unit offers convenient osteoporosis screening for suitable patients.
Find out more about National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP) Vaccination Clinic.
It may be the last thing on your mind when planning a holiday, but travel vaccinations are necessary to protect you against dengue, malaria, yellow fever and other illnesses during your trip. We share travel health advice on some recommended vaccines and medicines to bring along with you.
Diagnostics laboratory services are available and accessible for your regular health screenings.
Diabetic retinal photography is a screening test which helps prevent blindness caused by diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease common among diabetic patients.
NHG-JHSI focuses on joint research collaborations for advanced drug trials, development of new capabilities in Medical Oncology as well as expertise knowledge-sharing projects.
Medication Information Leaflet
Medication Information Leaflet
Empower yourself with information and resources from these stroke e-booklet and fact sheets to better manage yours or your loved one’s stroke recovery journey.
If you need more information/resources to help you cope, you can go to <a href="https://www.ncss.gov.sg/our-initiatives/beyond-the-label/belle-beyond-the-label-helpbot" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">Belle, the Beyond the Label helpbot.</a>
The team from NUHCS gives support to heart failure patients and their caregivers.
Community support groups provide caregivers with a platform to talk about their problems, listen to others, as well as offer help.
Learn how breast cancer support groups help breast cancer patients cope with ongoing treatments and provide a deeper understanding of breast cancer.
Singapore has numerous support and care groups for cancer patients.
Read about the ambulatory support benefits one may gain through the Ambulatory Nutrition Support programme, even after being discharged from the hospital.
Have you just undergone bariatric surgery for weight loss? The Singapore LapBandits support group can help with post-op recovery.
Learn about some caregiver support programmes that may empower you with strategies, techniques and knowledge to help you take better care of the patient in your life.
Pre-diabetes has no symptoms but it predisposes you to serious health problems such as diabetes, heart disease or stroke.
Looking to improve your caregiving skills for a loved one with cardiovascular disease? Join local cardiac support groups like these!
Read on for a list of brain injury support groups and head injury support groups set up by the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI).
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