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Sengkang General Hospital



Sengkang General Hospital (Abbreviation: SKH) is one of Singapore's public hospitals. The 1000-bed hospital opened its doors on 18 August 2018 and serves mainly the population of northeast Singapore, in particular Sengkang, Punggol, Hougang and Pasir Ris.

Offering general hospital services with community-based care, the hospitals are part of Singapore's master plan in providing quality and accessible healthcare to all Singaporeans. The Sengkang General Hospital also partners with primary care physicians, polyclinics and intermediate and long-term care providers to offer more community-based care for the residents of northeast Singapore.

History

The Sengkang General Hospital was first announced by the then-Minister for Health Mr Khaw Boon Wan during the Committee of Supply (COS) speech in 2011.

The initial planned date of completion was 2020 but in December 2011, Minister for Health Mr Gan Kim Yong announced that the completion date will be moved forward by 2 years to 2018. On 27 October 2013, the hospital held its ground-breaking ceremony.

Key Milestones

  • 4 March 2011: Announcement of new hospitals in Sengkang
  • August 2012: Incorporation of Sengkang Health
  • 27 October 2013: Groundbreaking ceremony of Sengkang General and Community Hospitals
  • November 2014: ‘Building Up for The Community’ ceremony
  • 18 August 2018: Opening of Sengkang General Hospital
  • 23 March 2019: Official opening of Sengkang General Hospital

    Key Facts

  • Address: 110 Sengkang East Way, Singapore 544886
  • CEO: Professor Christopher Cheng
  • CMB: Associate Professor Ong Biauw Chi
  • Beds: 1,000 beds