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Guide to Healthier SG Clinics

Updated: Oct 20, 2023

What is Healthier SG Initiative?

Singapore's healthcare system is renowned for its efficiency and high-quality services. However, to further enhance the well-being of its citizens, the introduction of Healthier SG Clinics aims to focus on preventive care, early intervention, and holistic wellness. These clinics form an integral part of Singapore's commitment to providing accessible and patient-centered healthcare for all.

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Healthier SG Initiative

Comprehensive Health Services

These premier Healthier SG centres offer a wide range of medical services to cater to diverse healthcare needs. From general healthcare consultation to health screenings, chronic disease management, vaccinations, and more, these clinics ensure that Singaporeans have access to comprehensive healthcare services under one roof.

Patient-Centered Approach

The patient's satisfaction and comfort are at the heart of Healthier SG Clinics. These clinics prioritize the needs and preferences of patients, emphasizing a personalised approach to healthcare. The medical professionals at facilities like Dr Panda Medical Centre, a Healthier SG registered clinic, strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment that encourages patients to actively participate in their healthcare journey.

Integrated Digital Healthcare Solutions

Patients can conveniently schedule appointments online, access their digital health records anytime, and even opt for telemedicine consultations. The integration of digital solutions enhances efficiency and accessibility while ensuring quality care.

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

Healthier SG Clinics collaborate with wellness experts and dietitians to promote healthy eating habits among Singaporeans. Through nutrition counseling and education, dietitians empower patients to make informed choices and adopt healthier lifestyles. In addition, community programmes aim to encourage physical activity and regular exercise, promoting overall well-being.

Mental Health Support

Recognizing the importance of mental well-being, Healthier SG Clinics offer comprehensive mental health services. The clinics address the significance of mental health in overall health, ensuring that patients have access to professional support and resources when needed. These initiatives aim to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and create a supportive environment for all.

Health Education and Awareness

These wellness centres play a vital role in providing health education and raising awareness among patients. Through community health talks, workshops, and awareness campaigns, these clinics aim to empower and educate Singaporeans about various health issues, prevention measures, and general well-being. By promoting health literacy, these initiatives encourage individuals to take charge of their health.

Accessibility and Inclusivity

Healthier SG Clinics are committed to ensuring equal access to healthcare services for all Singaporeans. Special attention is given to patients with disabilities or special needs. These clinics design initiatives and facilities that are inclusive and cater to the diverse needs of their patients, ensuring that every individual can receive quality and equitable healthcare.

What are the benefits of enrolling at a Healthier SG Clinics?

infographic of the benefits of enrolling to Healthier SG.
Benefits of Enrolling to Healthier SG

  • Free first consultation at enrolled clinic

  • Free nationally recommended screenings and vaccinations

  • Receive subsidies on other components of chronic care such as consult and lab test.

  • From early 2024, opt for Healthier SG chronic tier drugs and enjoy subsidies similar to that of polyclinics.

Why Dr Panda Medical Centre as your preferred family clinic?

  • Get same-day appointments with your family doctor in the clinic, even on the weekends.

  • Receive personalised care at affordable subsidised rates, including chronic disease management.

  • Dedicated support from our team of healthcare professionals who can assist with any questions, appointment scheduling and more.

  • Patient-centered environment where we prioritise the needs and preferences of patients, emphasizing a personalized approach to healthcare.

Frequently Asked Questions about Healthier SG:

1. Who is eligible for Healthier SG?

All Singaporeans and permanent residents are eligible to enrol for Healthier SG

2. When can I start enrolling for Healthier SG?

Starting July 5th 2023, eligible residesnts aged 60 and above as well as persons aged 40 and above with existing chronic illness may begin to enroll in Healthier SG. You will receive a SMS from MOH to enrol into the Healthier SG program.

3. Is it compulsory to enrol in Healthier SG?

Enrollment in Healthier SG is not mandatory. However, it is highly recommended for the benefits of maintaining a long-term relationship with a family clinic. Enrolling provides enhanced healthcare, subsidies, team-based care, prevention of chronic conditions, and peace of mind for individuals and their families.

4. How do I book an appointment with Dr Panda Medical Centre after enrollment?

You may book your Healthier SG appointment via our website or by reaching out to us on WhatsApp: +65 8690 4779 or giving us a call at +65 698 077 57

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