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Our Achievements

Organisational Excellence

We pride ourselves in looking after our staff and are continuously working to serve them better. Here’s a list of awards we have received over the years for some of our HR practices.


Singapore Human Resource Institute (SHRI) Award


  • HR Advocate in:
      • Employee Relations & People Management (2014)
        Excellent practices in staff relations and people management, which set new benchmarks for others to emulate
      • Fair Employment Practices (2012)
        Excellent practices in supporting fair employment
      • Quality Work-Life, Physical & Mental Well-Being (2010)
        Implementing effective quality work-life through balancing work and personal life to increase staff satisfaction, productivity, performance and retention
      • Health & Employee Wellness (2009)
        Establishing effective programmes to improve staff health to increase staff satisfaction, productivity, performance and retention
  • Leading CEO (2014)
    Steering a dynamic and multi-faceted organisation in a fast-paced and critical industry is a challenging task. That is why we are fortunate and proud to have Adjunct Associate Professor Joe Sim, our Chief Executive Officer, who has been instrumental in championing our initiatives.


  • Leading HR Young Executive (2012)


  • Leading HR Practices in:
      • Employee Relations & People Management (2014, 2013, 2011)
      • Fair Employment Practices (2012, 2011, 2010)
      • Learning & Human Capital Development (Special Mention) (2011)
      • Quality Work-Life, Physical & Mental Well-Being (2010)
      • Quality Work-Life (2009, 2008)
      • Health & Employee Wellness (2008, 2007)

Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) Exemplary Employer Award

  • TAFEP Exemplary Employer (2014)
    Effectively implementing fair, responsible and inclusive employment practices


  • Outstanding Workplace for Women (2014)
    Enabling pro-family and return-to-workplace initiatives


  • Outstanding Improvement in Fair Employment Practices (2012)


Singapore Health Promotion Board H.E.A.L.T.H Award

  • Platinum (2012, 2006), Gold (2005, 2004, 2003)
    National recognition for organisations that are committed to their staff health


For an updated list of awards and achievements, refer to http://www.nuh.com.sg/about-us/awards-and-achievements.html


Employee Excellence

Our list of awards and accolades speaks to our commitment to excellence in clinical service, research and education.  It is also a testament of our dedication to workplace and organisational effectiveness.  Read on to find out more.






National Outstanding Clinician Mentor Award 2009

  • Professor Low Poh Sim, Chair, University Children's Medical Institute
  • Professor Chew Chong Lin, Director, Division of Graduate Dental Studies, NUH Faculty of Dentistry; Senior Consultant, Department of Restorative Dentistry


National Outstanding Clinician Award 2009

  • Professor John Wong, Deputy Chief Executive, NUHS; Dean, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; Director, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore


President's Award for Nurses 2009

  • Adjunct Associate Professor Lee Siu Yin, Director of Nursing


National Day Awards 2009

 Public Administration Medal (Silver)

  • Associate Professor Benjamin Ong, Chief Executive, NUHS
  • Associate Professor Keson Tan, Dean, FoD & Chair, Restorative Dentistry, Dental Cluster


Public Administration Medal (Bronze)

  • Associate Professor Koh Dow Rhoon, Vice-Dean, YLL SoM and Associate Staff, UMCC


Commendation Medal

  • Tan Chwee Eng, Deputy Director, Nursing
  • Mabel Ong, Assistant Director, Nursing


Efficiency Medal

  • Chow Ying Leng, Senior Nurse Clinician,Nursing
  • Kalarani D/O Sankaran, Nurse Manager, Nursing
  • Rohana B Ismail, Nurse Manager, Nursing