Supportive Care & Palliative Medicine

The Palliative Medicine service provides care to patients with advanced cancer or terminal illness in JurongHealth Campus. The service covers both inpatient and outpatient care with a focus on symptom management and end of life care. Supportive care and palliative medicine is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and it can be provided along with curative treatment. The service provides a holistic care approach via the multidisciplinary team that encompasses psychological, emotional and spiritual support.

We provide the following types of palliative services

  • Consultative Service – The palliative team supports the hospital specialist teams in the wards upon request. The team provides advice, guidance and care to those who have illness with a short term prognosis
  • Shared Care Service – The palliative team partners the doctor in charge of the patient to provide ongoing care for the patient and family in both the ward and clinic settings

For Specialist Outpatient Clinic appointment, kindly bring along the following items on your first appointment:

  • Existing Medications
  • Medical Reports
  • Referral Letter

Dr Norhisham Bin Main

Director, Supportive Care & Palliative Medicine
Senior Consultant, Geriatric Medicine & Palliative Medicine

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), Dip (Palliative Med) (Wales), MRCP (UK), MRCPS (Glasg), FAMS (Geriatric Med & Palliative Med)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Medicine

Specialty Interests

Advance Care Planning, Pain Management in Cancer, Organ Failure, the Elderly & End-of-Life Care

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Dr Murugam Vengadasalam

Associate Consultant, Supportive Care & Palliative Medicine

Professional Qualifications

MBBS (London), MRCP (UK)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Palliative Medicine

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Dr Neoh Sue Wern

Associate Consultant, Supportive Care & Palliative Medicine

Professional Qualifications

MB BCh BAO, LRCP & SI (NUI), MRCP (UK), MMed (Internal Med)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Palliative Medicine

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Dr Summer Natsuko Ishikawa

Senior Resident Physician

Professional Qualifications

MB ChB (Leeds), MRCP (UK), Dip (Family Med), Dip (Occupational Med)

Specialty Interests

Palliative Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Family Medicine

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Supportive Care & Palliative Medicine services are available at:

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

1 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609606

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enquiries

ENQUIRIES

6716 2000
(24 hours)

appt

APPOINTMENT LINE

6716 2222
(Mon - Fri: 8am - 5.30pm; Sat: 8am - 12.30pm)

schedule

ONLINE REQUEST

To make or change appointment for this service online:

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