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2021

2021

May Day Awards

The annual May Day Awards recognise individuals and organisations for their exemplary contributions to the labour movement. Specifically, the Medal of Commendation is conferred on Senior Management personnel in the labour movement network who contribute by promoting and supporting outcomes in improving workers' wages, welfare and work prospects.

We are proud to have our Chief Operating Officer, Ms Yen Tan receiving the Medal of Commendation this year.

2020

2020

National Humanity Awards

Healthcare Humanity Awards are given to outstanding healthcare workers who are inspirational role models for going the extra mile to offer care and comfort to the sick and infirmed.

We congratulate the following winners from KTPH:

Open Category

  • Dr Teoh Chin Sim
    Clinical Director & Senior Consultant
    Sports Medicine Centre
  • Dr Wong Kuan Yee
    Registrar, Dental Surgery
  • Ms Sharon Claire Ang Chor Kiang
    Nurse Manager
    Nursing Administration

Intermediate Long-Term Care Category

  • Mr Tham Juncheng
    Senior Staff Nurse, Ward D58

Caregiver Category

  • Mr Victor Lim Hwee Kiat
    Caregiver, KTPH
  • Ms Pamela Lee Mei Lin
    Caregiver, KTPH
  • Mdm Neo Bee Then
    Caregiver, KTPH

2020

Community Chest Charity Gold Award

Yishun Health was conferred the Charity Gold Award at the annual Community Chest Awards Ceremony on 11 December.

This award recognises organisations who have made significant contributions to Community Chest programme.

 

2020

National Medical Excellence Awards

A/Prof Sum Chee Fang, Senior Consultant at our Department of General Medicine was conferred the National Outstanding Clinician Award at the National Excellence Awards 2020.

 

2020

Public Sector Transformation Awards (Oct)

  • Dr Daniel Chia, Director at our Transformation Office was conferred the Exemplary Innovator Award at the Public Sector Transformation Awards 2020.
 

2020

National Day Awards 2020

The National Day Awards have been conferred to the following individuals to recognise their exemplary contributions to healthcare and public service in Singapore:

2020

The Commendation Medal

  • Mr Liew Phey Bong, Deputy Director
  • Ms Tan Soo Thian, Senior Nurse Manager
  • Ms Gladys Wong Hooi Chuan, Senior Principal Dietitian 

The Efficiency Medal 

  • Ms Ng Huoy Ling, Senior Nurse Manager
  • Ms Sathiya Veerahagavan, Senior Nurse Manager
  • Ms Lai Foon Wan Anne, Nurse Manager
  • Ms Loh Pey Lin, Nurse Clinician
  • Ms Bugayong Rachel Villalon, Senior Staff Nurse
  • Ms Sim Hong Sim Jane, Principal Occupational Therapist
  • Ms Pek Li Ting Sharon, Principal Research Officer
  • Mr Toh Chee Hong George, Principal Dietitian
  • Ms Alageswary D/O Kunnasegaran, Senior Medical Social Worker
  • Ms Hu Shu Hui Anita, Senior Pharmacist
  • Ms Ganagam @ Nithiya D/O Manickaswarmi, Senior Pharmacy Tech Executive
  • Ms Wu Huimei, Senior Manager
  • Ms Loh Sean Sun Josephine, Manager
  • Ms Kong Lee Wei, Assistant Manager
  • Ms Goh Shini Shirley, Executive
  • Ms Zabina Binti Musthafa, Senior Secretary

The Long Service Medal 

  • Ms Audrey Saw Guat Lin, Deputy Director
  • Ms Fun Sharon Nne, Assistant Director
  • Ms Ng Siew Fong Jenny, Senior Nurse Manager
  • Ms Tan Swee Kim Pauline, Senior Nurse Manager
  • Ms Nurlina Binte Abdul Manap, Nurse Clinician
  • Ms Pang Ai Cheen, Nurse Clinician
  • Ms Yap Suk Foon, Nurse Clinician
  • Ms Norbani Bte Md Yusof, Senior Staff Nurse
  • Ms Rubathy D/O Nathan, Senior Staff Nurse
  • Ms Kartina Binte Ismail, Principal Assistant Nurse
  • Mr Aznan Omar, Chief Medical Technologist
  • Ms Leng Kok Lam, Senior Medical Technologist
  • Ms Jamilah Bte Hussin, Executive Secretary
  • Ms Salina Bte Idris, Healthcare Chaperone
  • Mr Chan Kok Leong, Portering Attendant
  • Mr Panditurai S/O Ponnusamy, Portering Attendant
 

2020

Public Sector Transformation Awards (Jan)

  • Dr Wong Sweet Fun, Chief Transformation Officer and Deputy Chairman, Medical Board (Population Health) was conferred the Exemplary Leader Award, at the Public Sector Transformation Awards 2020.
 

2020

Nurses' Merit Award

  • Seven Yishun Health nurses received the 2020 MOH Nurses' Merit Award:
    • NC Chan Zhi Qiang, Inpatient Wards, KTPH
    • NM Fan See Wai, General Medicine Clinic, KTPH
    • NM Sharifah Maryam Alhabshee Binte Zen, Inpatient Wards, KTPH
    • ANC Chng Hsing Yun Priscilla, Nursing Administration, YCH
    • ANC Faith Tan Yen Hoong, Inpatient Wards, YCH
    • ANC Hou Luyin, Inpatient Wards, KTPH
    • ANC Ong Wei Wei, AIP-CCT

2019

 

2019

Ann Wee NUS Social Work Alumni Award

  • The WHC project successfully completed one million man-hours of safe construction.

    Ms Jenny Goh, Deputy Head, Medical Social Services, Yishun Health, received the Ann Wee NUS Social Work Alumni Award. This award recognises NUS Social Work alumnus who have made major contributions to social work education and practice.
 

2019

Community Chest Charity Gold Award

  • Yishun Health was conferred the Charity Gold Award at the annual Community Chest Awards Ceremony. This award recognises organisations with employees on SHARE for their high donation rate to Community Chest.
 

2019

Human City Design Award

  • Khoo Teck Puat Hospital's Population Health & Community Transformation (PHCT) team won a Human City Design Award. This year the award had 75 entries from 25 countries internationally.

    The Human City Design Award recognises PHCT's good work in establishing three Wellness Kampungs in Yishun, designing spaces for senior residents to bond and support one another in the community.

 

2019

Asian Hospital Management Award

  • Asian Hospital Management Award is a prestigious award in the Asia Pacific that recognises and honours hospitals that take innovative and progressive approaches to improve healthcare in the region. Out of 500 nomination entries across 17 countries, Yishun Health clinched 2 awards:
    • Gold Award, Facility Management and Financial Improvement Project
      A Health-Promoting Medical Facility, AdMC
    • Bronze Award, Community Involvement Project
      Community & Home Eye Screening Service (CHESS), Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
 

2019

Nurses' Merit Award

  • Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd commenced piling works in June 2017.

    Seven Yishun Health nurses received the 2019 MOH Nurses' Merit Award:
    • NC Yu Lee Hoon, Inpatient Wards, KTPH
    • NM Joyce Lee, Cardiovascular Centre, KTPH
    • ANC Fan Xiulan, Peri-Ops, KTPH
    • NE Kathy Lam, Nursing Administration, YCH
    • ANC Koh Pei Pei, Inpatient Wards, KTPH
    • NM Chan Hoi Sum, Inpatient Wards, KTPH
    • NC Siti Nor Ilyana Binte Kamsol, A&E Care Centre, KTPH
 

2019

NHG Recognition Awards 2019

  • NHG Awards have been conferred to the following individuals and teams to recognise their exemplary contributions to public healthcare in Singapore:

    Lifetime Achievement Award

    • Prof Pang Weng Sun
      Deputy Group CEO (Population Health), NHG Senior Consultant Geriatric Medicine

    Distinguished Senior Clinician Award

    • A/Prof Chin Thaim Wai
      Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery

    Distinguished Achievement Award

    • A/Prof Lim Su Chi
      Senior Consultant, Diabetes Centre

    NHG Young Achiever Award

    • Dr Geraldine Cheong Pei Chin
      Consultant, Anaesthesia
    • Ms Phyllis Tan Xiuzhuang
      Nurse Manager, Inpatient Wards
    • Ms Sharon Toh Fong Mei
      Principal Occupational Therapist, Rehabilitation Services
    • Ms Debbie Do Nguyen Ngoc Thuy
      Senior Pharmacist, Pharmacy Outpatient

    NHG Outstanding Citizenship Award

    • Dr Wong Sweet Fun
      Chief Transformation Officer Senior Consultant, Geriatric Medicine
    • Ms Low Beng Hoi
      Director Nursing, Population Health & Community Transformation

    NHG Education Leaders Award

    • A/Prof Yip Chee Chew
      Head & Senior Consultant Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
    • Ms Lee Yoke Kee
      Senior Nurse Educator, Nursing Administration

    NHG Team Recognition Awards

    • GOLD
      KTPH Multidisciplinary Trauma Team
    • BRONZE
      Campus Flow and Care Integration Team
    • SILVER
      Lean Cataract Surgery Care Path
 

2019

Healthcare Humanity Award

  • Four KTPH staff and one caregiver were among the recipients of Healthcare Humanity Awards for this year. Recipients of the HHA exemplify the values of courage, extraordinary dedication, selflessness, steadfastness in ethics, compassion and humanity in the course of their service.

    Our heartiest congratulations to the award winners:

    • Dr Ramaswamy Akhileswaran, Senior Consultant, Geriatric Medicine
    • Dr Chua Kong Yeow John, Senior Staff Physician, Acute & Emergency
    • Sister Manjit Kaur, Senior Nurse Manager, Ward B55
    • Ms Noor Aiyshah Binte Abdul Raman, Senior Assistant Nurse, Isolation Ward
    • Mr Daniel Ho, Caregiver
 

2019

Asian Elderly Care Awards (AECA) 2019

  • Yishun Health under National Healthcare Group received 5 awards during the inaugural Asian Elderly Care Awards in January 2019. They are:
    • Gold Award - Excellence in Brand Building and Marketing
      Share a Pot was recognised as an outstanding and well-branded community service programme. The effective website, brochure, social media postings and press coverage "press all the right buttons for its intended community. Its service offering across all communication channnels is clear and compelling" commented the judging panel.
    • Gold Award - Most Creative Community Partnership
      Our intergenerational programmes were conferred the award for its effective and sustainable approach in linking the young and older generation with recognised short-term and long-term benefits.
    • Gold Award - Excellence in Day-Care / Home Care or Stay-in Services
      'Community Nursing in the North' was awarded for its innovation in business model to implement ageing-in-place.
    • Gold Award - Best in Healthy and Active Ageing Services
      Decentralised health model where self-managed communities take ownership of their health in the North of Singapore as fostered by Yishun Health is commended by a Gold Award.
    • Excellence Award - Outstanding Innovations in Health Education
      Mini Medical School was conferred the award for its innovative and fun method of teaching health management to different age groups.
 

2019

National Day Awards

  •  
    Congratulations to staff who are recipients of National Day Awards. Thank you for your contributions. We are proud of your exemplary achievements.

    2019

    The Public Administration Medal (Gold)

    • Prof Philip Choo Wee Jin
      Group Chief Executive Officer, NHG

    The Public Administration Medal (Bronze)

    • Ms Tan Siew Yen
      Chief Operating Officer
      Khoo Teck Puat Hospital & Yishun Health

    The Commendation Medal

    • Ms Audrey Saw Guat Lin
      Deputy Director, Nursing
    • Ms Angeline Ng Phui Heng
      Deputy Director, Allied Health Services

    The Public Service Medal

    • Dr Teoh Chin Sim
      Senior Consultant, Sports Medicine
    • Ms Ip Kit Ling
      Senior Manager, Patient Experience Office

    The Efficiency Medal

    • Ms Guo Hui
      Senior Nurse Manager, Ward B85
    • Ms Ng Siew Fong
      Senior Nurse Manager, Ward B105
    • Ms Chin Guey Fong
      Senior Nurse Clinician, Nursing Administration
    • Ms Foo Meow Ling
      Nurse Clinician, Infection Control
    • Ms Koh Pei Pei
      Assistant Nurse Clinician, Ward A82
    • Mr Benjamin Tan Boon Cheng
      Assistant Nurse Clinician, Nursing Administration
    • Ms Gong Zhixiao
      Senior Staff Nurse, Ward B55
    • Ms Janice Wong Wai Keng
      Principal Medical Technologist, Cardiovascular Centre
    • Ms Nya Lee Hoon
      Manager, Human Resource
    • Mr Low Teck Yee
      Manager, Human Resource
    • Ms Yap Bee Kiat
      Manager, Finance & Accounting
    • Ms Chok Kim Hua
      Executive, Finance & Accounting

    The Long Service Medal

    • A/Prof Terence Tang Eng Yeow
      Chief Clinical Informatics Officer,
      Deputy CMB (Clinical Informatics, Innovations & Patient Engagement)
    • Dr Ang Yan Hoon
      Senior Consultant
      Geriatric Medicine
    • Dr Liow Pei Hsiang
      Senior Consultant
      Psychological Medicine
    • Ms Jessie Tan Joon Cheen
      Senior Nurse Clinician
      APN and Specialty Nurses
    • Ms Loh Pey Lin
      Nurse Clinician
      Acute and Emergency Care
    • Ms Maligah D/O Krishnan
      Senior Staff Nurse
      Acute and Emergency Care
    • Ms Teresa Foong Li Ming
      Assistant Director, Allied Health Office and Pharmacy
      Chief Psychologist, Psychological Medicine
    • Ms Janice Wong Wai Keng
      Principal Medical Technologist
      Cardiovascular Centre
    • Mr Faridah Binti Asik
      Project Coordinator
      Operation Administration

2018

 

2018

President's Award for Nurses

  • Ms Shirley Heng, Deputy Chief Nurse, KTPH and Yishun Health has been awarded the President's Award for Nurses 2018. The award is the highest accolade in the nursing profession, recognising outstanding nurses who have made significant contributions to patient care, education, leadership, research and administration.
 

2018

NTUC May Day Awards

  • Mrs Chew Kwee Tiang, CEO of KTPH and Yishun Health, was conferred the Medal of Commendation at the annual NTUC May Day Awards Ceremony, which was held in conjunction with Labour Day.

    The award recognises individual leaders and organisations for their outstanding contributions to workers in Singapore.

    Yishun Health also received the inaugural Innovative Breakthrough Award in recognition of significant and innovative breakthrough initiatives that have impacted the lives of workers.

 

2018

Public Sector Transformation Awards

  • The award recognises individuals and teams from Public Service for their excellence in service delivery, innovation and best practices.

    From the pool of worthy recipients, A/Prof Philip Yap, Senior Consultant, Geriatric Medicine, was lauded the Distinguished ExCEL Innovation Champion for his pioneering work in the area of dementia, while the team from Community and Home Eye Screening Service (CHESS) picked up the ExCEL Innovative Project award.

 

2018

Community Chest Charity Gold Award

  • Yishun Health was conferred the Charity Gold Award at the annual Community Chest Awards Ceremony. This award recognises organisations with employees on SHARE for their high donation rate to Community Chest.
 

2018

Community In Bloom Award (Platinum)

  • Khoo Teck Puat Hospital's rooftop garden won the biennial award for fifth consecutive time.
 

2018

Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards

  • The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) awarded KTPH with the Singapore Environmental Achievement Award (Public Sector) 2018 in recognition of our excellent environmental stewardship and green initiatives.
 

2018

Safety and Security Watch Group Award

  • The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) awarded KTPH with the Singapore Environmental Achievement Award (Public Sector) 2018 in recognition of our excellent envKTPH is proud to be honoured with the Safety and Security Watch Group (SSWG) Award for five consecutive years.

    The award recognises SSWG members for their exceptional efforts, including taking ownership and practising a proactive approach towards premise safety and security.ironmental stewardship and green initiatives.

 

2018

National Outstanding Clinical Quality Champion Award

  • A/Prof Wong Moh Sim, Deputy Group Chief Quality Officer, NHG, and Deputy CMB (Clinical Quality & Manpower Development), KTPH and Yishun Health, was conferred the National Outstanding Clinical Quality Champion Award at the 2018 National Medical Excellence Award Ceremony.

    This award celebrates A/Prof Wong's exemplary contributions to developing and advancing the field of patient safety, and her inspiring dedication in designing interventions for sustained clinical quality.

 

2018

Nurses' Merit Award

  • Seven of our nurses are proud recipients of this year's Nurses' Merit Award:
    • SSN Pamela Foong Pei Mei
    • NM Koh Sin Teng Cherie
    • NM Lai Foon Wan
    • NM Ng Siok Qi
    • ANC Xu Shuhui
    • NM Ng Huoy Ling
    • ANC Lee Yen Ein
 

2018

Healthcare Humanity Award

  • Healthcare Humanity Award is a continuing legacy of the Courage Awards that was first given out to selfless healthcare workers during the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003.

    Today, the award continues to raise public recognition of such role models, and respect for the healthcare profession. The award has also expanded to honour caregivers and volunteers who work tirelessly to provide care in our community.

    Our heartiest congratulations to:

    • Sister Lim Chiew Peng Serene, Advanced Practice Nurse / Nurse Clinician, Case Management.
    • Mr Rosli Bin Hadi, Volunteer
    • Ms Ye Lai Fong, Caregiver
 

2018

National Day Awards

  • Congratulations to Board Member and staff who are recipients of National Day Awards. Thank you for your contributions. We are proud of your exemplary achievements.

    2018

    The Public Administration Medal (Bronze)

    • Mr Deric Liang Shih Tyh
      Board Member, Alexandra Health Fund
      Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer, MOH Holdings Pte Ltd

    The Public Administration Medal (Silver)

    • Mrs Chew Kwee Tiang
      Chief Executive Officer
      Khoo Teck Puat Hospital & Yishun Health

    The Commendation Medal

    • Ms Chelsea Law Chiew Chie
      Principal Podiatrist, Podiatry
    • Ms Toh Hai Moy
      Senior Nurse Clinician, Nursing Administration
    • Ms Loh Suat Fern
      Principal Pharmacist, Pharmacy Inpatient, Yishun Community Hospital
    • Ms Noribah BT Abdul Rahman
      Senior Nurse Manager, Acute and Emergency Care

    The Efficiency Medal

    • Ms Jainon Bte Jayus
      Nurse Manager, ICU 1
    • Ms Chan Sue Mei
      Principal Dietitian, Nutrition & Dietetics
      Yishun Community Hospital
    • Mr Ho Kwee Chong
      Assistant Manager, Finance & Accounting

    The Long Service Medal

    • Prof Pang Weng Sun
      Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Population Health), National Healthcare Group
      Executive Director, Geriatric Education and Research Institute
      Senior Consultant, Geriatric Medicine, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
    • A/Prof Pek Wee Yang
      Chairman Medical Board
      KTPH & Yishun Health
    • A/Prof Yip Chee Chew
      Head & Senior Consultant
      Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    • A/Prof James Alvin Low Yiew Hock
      Senior Consultant
      Geriatric Medicine
    • A/Prof Koh Kwong Fah
      Senior Consultant
      Anaesthesia
    • Ms Ho Siew Liene
      Senior Staff Nurse
      Ward A82
    • Ms Magammal D/O Abimannan
      Staff Nurse
      Infection Control
    • Ms Tan Soh Choo
      Principal Assistant Nurse
      ICU 2
    • Mr Sastria Bin Ismail
      Senior Assistant Nurse
      Ward A61
 

2018

NHG Recognition Awards 2018

  •  
    NHG Awards have been conferred to the following individuals and teams to recognise their exemplary contributions to public healthcare in Singapore:

    2018

    NHG Outstanding Citizenship Award

    • Dr Yang Weiren Eugene
      Consultant, General Surgery

    NHG Education Leaders Award

    • Ms Chew Pei Kiang
      Senior Nurse Educator

    NHG Young Achiever Awards

    • Dr Lam Chih Chiang Benjamin
      Consultant, Family and Community Medicine
    • Ms Eileen Cheah Lilian
      Senior Nurse Manager, Inpatient Wards
    • Dr Yeoh Chai Kheng Ester
      Consultant, Diabetes
    • Ms Law Chiew Chie Chelsea
      Principal Podiatrist, Podiatry

    NHG Team Recognition Awards

    GOLD

    • Yishun Health Hip Fracture Unit (HFU)

    SILVER

    • Acute Medical Unit (AMU)

    BRONZE

    • Emergency Surgery and Trauma (ESAT) Team
    • ICU Critical Care Outreach Warriors
    • Telehealth Supported - Community Care Team (TS-CCT)

2017

 

2017

President's Award for the Environment

  • KTPH was honoured to be bestowed with the President's Award for the Environment by President Halimah Yacob at a ceremony held at the Istana on 21 November 2017.

    The award, established by the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources (MEWR), honours individuals, educational institutions and organisations that have made outstanding contributions towards environmental and water resource sustainability in Singapore.