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Dr Phua Gillian

MBBS, MRCP(UK), MMed(Int Med)


National Cancer Centre Singapore

Specialty: Supportive and Palliative Care

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Supportive Care.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Supportive & Palliative Care Centre
  • Consultant Division of Supportive & Palliative Care National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore

Academic Appointments

  • Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Instructor at DUKE-NUS Medical School


Dr Gillian Phua graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2008 and subsequently obtained her Membership from the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) (United Kingdom) and Masters in Internal Medicine (MMed)(Int Med) Singapore).

She completed her specialist training in Palliative Medicine in National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) in February 2019 and joined NCCS as a Consultant.


  • MMed (Internal Medicine) (Singapore) 2013
  • MRCP (UK) 2012
  • MBBS NUS 2008

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Division of Supportive and Palliative Care, National Cancer Centre Singapore 2019 - Present
  • Clinical Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 2019 – Present
  • Adjunct Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School, 2019 - Present


  • SingHealth Doctors Long Service Award 2020 – 10 years Award

Research Interests


  • Educational needs of nursing home staff: does a needs-based palliative care course make a difference?. Phua GLG, Toh HJ, Tan L, Low JAYH. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. 2020 in press. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002690

Research Trials