Singapore is Asia’s leading medical hub, offering a complete, world-class and internationally accredited healthcare ecosystem.
With well-respected doctors trained in the best hospitals around the world, internationally-accredited hospitals and specialty centers, patients can be assured of receiving high quality medical care in an environment that is safe and welcoming, with no uncertainties from political instability, social unrest, or worries about poor health safety.
Singapore Healthcare System was ranked 6th by the World Health Organization in 2000 and was ranked 1st by the Bloomberg in 2014 and has effective laws, strict government standards and regulations that eliminate any possibility of medical malpractice.
Many hospitals in Singapore have international accreditation from the Joint Commission International (JCI), ISO or OHSAS.
Singapore readily adopts state-of-the-art technologies and invests in medical IT encouraging medical staff to be open to innovative solutions for better safety and reliability.
Singapore is home to over 30 medical technology companies, and businesses like Siemens Medical Instruments and Baxter International have set up R&D and manufacturing sites there. In addition, Singapore hospitals and institutions have joined forces with world-class American universities like John Hopkins, Duke and Stanford to pursue breakthroughs in the medical field.
Medical travellers can check the estimated cost for various procedures on Ministry of Health website.
There is no mark up prices for tourists, every foreign patient pays the same fee as Singaporean does in the private healthcare sector. For the government (restructured) hospitals, there are subsidized rates for Singaporeans/PR.
- Excellent infrastructure
- Stable Political environment
- High business and physical connectivity
Healthcare in Singapore is of superior quality while still remaining affordable. In 2014, Bloomberg ranked Singapore’s healthcare system the most efficient in the world.
Singapore maintains very high safety standards in blood transfusion. Blood Services Group HSA (previously known as Singapore’s Centre for Transfusion) was appointed a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Blood Centre for Transfusion Medicine for the Western Pacific Region in1992.
The physicians are well qualified and medications are sold in easily accessible pharmacy outlets in a highly regulated and ethical manner.
Singapore has about thousands internationally qualified doctors who are specialists in their respective fields and adopts an institution practice model, whereby clinicians work collaboratively with each other, as well as an extended team of nurses, therapists and other allied health professionals to offer the optimal overall treatment plan for each patient.
Singaporean doctors are being constantly audited as well as clinics undergo regular inspection to detect and avoid any unfitness.
All healthcare professionals like physicians, pharmacists, technicians, dental practitioners and nursing staff are registered with Singapore government authorities.
Government Hospital vs Private Hospital
Lower facility fees
Waiting time can be longer for appointment/surgery
Subsidised rates (PR and Singapore Citizens)
The cost for chosen specialist is high
Reply for the email inquire takes time and not detailed
Fast reply for the overseas inquiry
Fast appointment booking
Fast arrangements for the procedure/surgery
24/7 support patient centre
Fast arrangement for emergency cases
Common places for medical care
Our main priority to give patients the freedom of choice of healthcare providers (government or private) that are known for clinical expertise, latest medical equipment and operational excellence and doctors that uphold the highest level of care and treat patients with respect and integrity.
- Alexandra Hospital
- Changi General Hospital
- Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
- KK Women’s And Children’s Hospital
- National University Hospital
- Singapore General Hospital
- Tan Tock Seng Hospital
- National Cancer Centre
- National Heart Centre
- National Skin Centre
- Singapore National Eye Centre
- Ng Teng Fing General Hospital
- Mt Elizabeth Hospital
- Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital
- Gleneagles Hospital
- Parkway East Hospital
- Farrer Park Hospital
- Johns Hopkins Singapore
- Mount Alvernia Hospital
- Raffles Hospital
- Thomson Medical Centre
- Paragon Medical Centre
- Camden Medical Centre
- Novena Medical Centre
- Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre
- Mt Elizabeth Novena Medical Centre
- Gleneagles Medical Centre
- Farrer Park Medical Centre
Primary care is the foundation of healthcare system in Singapore.
The primary healthcare role is fulfilled by government polyclinics and private clinics (GPs).
Primary care professionals are often the first point of contact with patients, providing holistic and personalised care for them and usually located within walking distance from home.
If you require more specialised medical attention, they can help you to refer to suitable to your condition specialist doctor or hospital for further investigations or treatment.
Common primary care services:
- Outpatient medical treatment (acute or chronic conditions)
- Medical follow-ups after discharge from hospital
- Immunisation (adult and children)
- Health screening and education
- Dental services (some polyclinics)
- Diagnostic and pharmaceutical services
List of polyclinics click here
Popular Medical Treatments
- Advanced Arthroscopy
- Hip/Knee replacement
- Stem sell therapy
- Robotic/Computer-Assisted Surgery
- Aortic surgery & Stenting
- Coronary Angiogram & Stenting
- Bypass Surgery
- Aortic Aneurism
PAIN MANAGEMENT (SPINE & NECK)
- Disc Decompression
- Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Epidural & Facet joint injections
- Cancer & Genetic Screening
- Targeted therapy
- Hormonal therapy
- Endoscopic Intragastric Balloon
- Diabetes surgery
- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
- Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Minimally-invasive & Robotic surgery
- Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)
- Peritoneal Cancer Surgery and Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
General & Customised Health Screening Packages
Rapid pace of life, stress in the workplace, and overload of family responsibilities can adverse impact on your health by predisposing you to silent killers such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and cancers.
With early detection and with doctor’s medical guidance, disease and health risks can be treated and prevented. Make your health a priority with regular health screening check-ups.
We sourced for you affordable and comprehensive medical health screening packages for you and your family through various service providers.
Planning trip to Singapore
Appointments & Second opinion
Travel arrangements & Visa
During your stay in Singapore
Schedule all your appointments with doctors
Pre/Post hospital admission or discharge
Follow up with the doctors and clinic
Visa extension service
Interpretation and concierge services
Follow up with the doctor
Follow up on the outstanding medical reports/tests
Translation of medical reports