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History of Palliative Care Organisations and Services

October 2014

Programme DIGNITY is a collaboration between DPH and TTSH to provide palliative home care for patients with advanced dementia.

January 2014

September 2012

Changi General Hospital commenced inpatient consultative and outpatient palliative care services.

April 2012

Star PALS (Paediatric Advance Life Support) is a paediatric palliative care programme by HCA Hospice Care.

January 2012

Dover Park Hospice introduced home hospice care as part of an integrated care system with Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

October 2011

October 2010

Jurong General Hospital* established consultative inpatient palliative care service.

*Renamed Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in March 2011

Hua Mei Mobile Clinic started palliative care services for elderly patients with end-stage organ failure.

September 2009

Project CARE (Care At the end-of-life for Residents in Elderly Homes) started by TTSH to provide Advance Care Planning and palliative care to nursing home patients.

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