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Peh Tan Ying
Dr Peh Tan Ying
National Cancer Centre Singapore
Division of Palliative Medicine

Dr Peh Tan Ying is a Consultant in the Division of Palliative Medicine, National Cancer Centre Singapore. She received her medical degree from Monash University, Australia, and subsequently completed her Advanced Specialist Training in Palliative Medicine in Singapore. Dr Peh has a keen interest in the education and training of healthcare professionals, including junior doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and medical undergraduates. In addition to the training of residents and medical students, she is involved in multiple training programmes such as the NUS Graduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine, LCPC-SHC Postgraduate Course in Palliative Medicine and Ngee Ann Specialist Diploma in Palliative Care Nursing.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships
  • Board Member, Chapter of Palliative Medicine Physicians, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2016-2018

  • Co-Chairperson, Singapore Hospice Council Community Engagement & Communication Steering Committee Healthcare Professionals Workgroup, March 2017 - 2020

  • Member, Singapore Hospice Council Commemorative Book Review Committee, Aug 2016 – Aug 2017

  • Member, NCCS Cancer Service Line Development (CSLD) Gynaecology Workgroup, National Cancer Centre Singapore, Feb 2017 – Feb 2020

  • Member, Blood Transfusion Committee, National Cancer Centre Singapore

  • Committee for APN Competence (CAC), National Cancer Centre Singapore, Aug 2016 – Aug 2018

  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore

  • Council Member, 20th Board of the Singapore Hospice Council, Aug 2014 – July 2015

  • Member, Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Bright Vision Hospital, 2014-2015

  • Member, Guidelines Implementation Workgroup, National Guidelines for Palliative Care, 2014-2015

  • Member, Organising Committee, Singapore Palliative Care Conference 2014

  • Member, Organising Committee, Singapore Palliative Care Conference 2012

  • SingHealth Quality Service Award 2017 – Silver

  • FY 2017 Talent Development Fund (Education) Award

  • SingHealth 10-year Doctors Long Service Award

  • Healthcare Quality Improvement Fund HQIF 07/13, Ministry of Health Singapore – Development of a Clinical Pathway to Improve the Care of Dying Patients in SGH

Publications and Research Trials
  • Peh TY, Yang GM, Krishna LK, and Yee AC. Do Doctors Gain More from a Longer Palliative Medicine Posting? Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2017 Feb;20(2):141-146.

  • Peh TY. Pain Management at the End of Life. The Singapore Family Physician. July-Sep 2016;42(3):31-41

  • Peh TY, Krishna LK, Yee AC. A Palliative Care Model for the Elucidation of Intention within the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MEI). Asian Bioethics Review. Dec 2015;7(4):359-370.

  • Neo PSH, Poon MC, Peh TY, Ong SYK, Koo WH, Santoso U, Goh CR, Yee ACP. Improvements in End-of-Life Care with a Protocol-based Pathway for Cancer Patients Dying in a Singapore Hospital. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2012;41:483-93

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