Minister Chee Hong Tat: Government reduced healthcare inflation by half

Speaking in Parliament yesterday (Jan 9), Minister of State for Health Chee Hong Tat claimed that the government have halved healthcare inflation by half...

More Singaporean elderly avoid doctor’s follow-up due to poverty

According to SingHealth, one in four people who were screened between July 2015 and July 2016 did not returned for a doctor's follow-up and...

Johor: All vehicles entering Malaysia to be sprayed with repellent, Zika infection hit 189

According to the Johor Health Department, all vehicles entering Malaysia from Singapore will have be sprayed with mosquito repellent in their latest anti-Zika precautionary...

Singapore Government: Scrap full claims, Singaporeans will “over-consume” medical treatment if they don’t co-pay

An insurance framework review committee consisting of civil servants from the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) set up by...

Ministry of Health: Not enough kidney dialysis centres

According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), Singapore's three charity kidney dialysis organisations had space for only 100 new dialysis patients and would last...

Lee Hsien Loong to raise MediShield Life premiums by 97% in 2019

According to the latest MediShield Life premium table published by the Ministry of Health, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be raising the premiums by...

Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic: Wrong injection, wrong blood test, wrong payment administered

According to media reports, 32-year-old Karen Koh was given a wrong injection, wrong blood test and wrong payment advice from Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic in...

Singapore doctors strongly oppose removal of referral fees because it affects their business

Through three medical representation groups, Singapore doctors are up in arm opposing the Singapore Medical Council's (SMC) recent decision to ban doctors from paying...

Minister Gan Kim Yong: Elderly poor excluded from CareShield Life

Deliberately excluding elderly above the age of 49, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong demanded that old people would have to opt in and pay...

3rd Cover up by MOH: Foreigner teacher spread Tuberculous to 2-year-old in Punggol pre-school

A foreigner teacher spread Tuberculous (TB) to a 2-year-old in a pre-school, Bridges Montessori Preschool, at Punggol Seventeenth Avenue. Parents of 50-plus other pre-school...

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