Our Emergency Department manages life-threatening emergencies.
We are seeing a high volume of patients and waiting time can be longer than expected. Priority will be given to patients who need immediate care.
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We provide 24-hour emergency services in trauma care, toxicology, observational medicine, pre-hospital emergency care, disaster medicine, and is one of the busiest emergency departments in Singapore. Our team provides medical expertise for emergencies which are sudden, urgent or unexpected occurrences that require immediate medical attention. The conditions include:
- Sudden, severe chest pains or breathlessness
- Loss of consciousness
- Drug overdose or poisoning
- Broken bone or dislocation
- Deep cuts with uncontrollable bleeding
- Choking or difficulty in breathing
- Head injuries with bleeding, drowsiness or vomiting
- Traffic or worksite accident
- Sudden abdominal pains that do not subside
Patients may be accompanied by one visitor at any one time. For patients’ updates, the appointed spokesperson to approach Visitor Registration Counter 1.
Upon arrival, patients will be registered, screened and triaged to the respective consultation areas, segregating those with fever and/or respiratory symptoms from the others.
Walk-in patients are advised to bring along their identification document and referral letter (if available) on the day of visit.
Most non-emergency cases which are common and mild can be treated by visiting the family doctor. These include mild fever, small cuts or bruises, localised rash or insect bite, chronic aches and pains, cough and colds superficial burn or scald, mild diarrhoea and vomiting
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