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History of Palliative Care Organisations and Services

October 2018

 

The Inaugural Grief & Bereavement Conference 2018 was held on 29 Oct – 2 Nov 2018 with the launch of two books, “Caring for Yourself and Others After a Death” and “When a Death Occurs – A Guide to Practical Matters”.

August 2017

St Luke’s Hospital was admitted as the 17th member of Singapore Hospice Council.

July 2017

SHC’s book, “The Singapore Hospice & Palliative Care Story – The Movement That Refused to Die”, was launched at APHC 2017.

Singapore hosted the 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017 with the theme, “Greater than the Sum of Its Parts”. 1,699 delegates from 27 different countries participated.

November 2016

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital was admitted as the 16th member of Singapore Hospice Council.

June 2016

iCare (Integreated Care for Advanced REspiratory disorders) Programme is a collaboration between TTSH and Ren Ci Community Hospital for advanced lung disease patients.

December 2015

Yishun Community Hospital partnered with Khoo Teck Puat Hospital to provide subacute palliative care services.

August 2015

St Andrew’s Community Hospital was admitted as the 15th member of Singapore Hospice Council.

July 2015

St Andrew’s Community Hospital opened the first subacute palliative care ward in a community hospital.

January 2015

Ang Mo Kio – Thye Hua Kwan Hospital started accepting palliative care patients to its wards.

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