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About National University

Health System

The National University Health System (NUHS) is an integrated academic

health system in Singapore that delivers value-driven, innovative and

sustainable healthcare.

Grouping National University Hospital (NUH), National University Cancer

Institute, Singapore (NCIS), National University Heart Centre, Singapore

(NUHCS), National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore (NUCOHS),

National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine,

NUS Faculty of Dentistry and NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public

Health under a common governance structure, NUHS creates synergies

for the advancement of health by integrating patient care, health science

education and biomedical research.

NUHS also works closely with health and social care partners in the public,

private and people sectors to develop and implement programmes that

contribute to a healthy and engaged Singapore population in its role as a

Regional Health System.

For more information on NUHS,




12 Fresh Perspective The heart matters Dr Koo Chieh Yang shares how he takes time to connect with patients. 10 Feature Gaining through giving Find out how NUHS volunteers have gained from giving back to the community.

Led by NUS Medicine

students, the annual

Public Health Service

provides free health

screenings to residents

aged 40 and above. The

11th edition in 2016

introduced a hearing

station and exhibition on

mental health, and was

supported by close to 50

sponsors and partners.