There’s a common street saying in Singapore: “It’s better to die than fall sick.” This (if you ask your lao peh and his kakis) is largely due...

According to the Ministry of Health, Medishield Premiums collected by the government have hit S$1.736 billion as of end Sept this year. This sum, however,...

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital has warned the public about a donations scam that’s making its round. It appears that some people who claim to be from the...

The number of applications for Medifund and Medifund Silver assistance in FY2015 stood at 1,096,628. This is an average of 15 percent increase  in assistance...

Former NTUC Income CEO Tan Kin Lian has slammed the Medishield Life scheme for being “badly-designed”. Commenting online, Mr Tan listed what...

His hand was crushed by falling metal in September last year, and the fingertip of his right index finger had to be amputated as a result of the accident. But...

A 73-year-old Ah Ma has been bankrupted after being saddled with an enormous medical bill and lawyers’ fees. Ah Ma suffered a heart attack in 2013 and...

A patient who spent 40 days in hospital for a stroke apparently received S$42,538 government grant for healthcare expenses. And with insurance coverage,...

Raffles Hospital doctor Wong Him Choon has been suspended for 6 months, after he was convicted of professional misconduct. Dr Wong had failed to comply...

“In deciding what to disclose, we have to bear in mind the longer-term impact on our healthcare system and healthcare workers, and strike a careful...

Frustration for local man at Woodlands Polyclinic after a trip to see the doctor took 4 hours. Kevin Raja he had registered at the polyclinic at 9.18am,...

A young lady who is dying of Stage 4 lung cancer is suing Changi General Hospital and 3 of its doctors. 36-year-old Azlin Rahman has accused CGH and 3...

RONALD LEE: Would you make noise about having to pay S$122.43 to sleep along a hospital corridor? I sure as hell would! Granted, they give you a bed,...

If you’ve a loved one in hospital, it wouldn’t hurt to check on their stuff from time to time, just in case hospital staff slip up. Poor Ah Ma Tan...