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SingHealth Community Forum 2021

The annual SingHealth Community Forum seeks to bring together the SingHealth institutions, social service agencies and community partners in the Eastern region, to strengthen networks and enhance social-health integration.

Held on 24 May 2021, SingHealth Community Forum 2021 was organised by SingHealth and co-organised by the National Council of Social Services (NCSS) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). Themed ‘Population Health through Social-Health Integration’, the forum explored how Strengthening Social Service Delivery (S3D) can facilitate social-health integration and promote holistic person-centred care. Mr Desmond Lee, Minister-in-Charge of Social Services Integration was the Guest-of-Honour.

The online forum garnered over 500 attendees across the social, health and community domains. The strong interest underscored the collective desire to build and strengthen partnerships, to deliver holistic and integrated care for the population. Click the links in blue below to view the forum proceedings on YouTube.

1. Keynote Address by Minister Desmond Lee, Minister-in-Charge of Social Services Integration 

2. Panel Discussion

(a) Opening comments

(b) Q&A with the Panelists 

(c) Closing comments 

3. Presentation Segment

(slides shared with permission from the presenters)

Presentation 1: Strengthening Social Service Delivery (S3D) in Action   |   Click here to download slides [1MB PDF]

Mr Barry Ryan Shah, Assistant General Manager (Regional Services), Social Service Office @ Bedok/Geylang Serai
Ms Siti Mariam Bte Mohamad Buang, Social Worker (RSW), Family Service, Social Service Office @ Bedok

Presentation 2: Integrating Formal and Informal Caregiving   |  Click here to download slides [1MB PDF]

Mr Herman Lim, Programe Manager, GoodLife! @ Telok Blangah/Kreta Ayer
Ms Cindy Teo, Caregiver

Presentation 3: Delivering Population Health through Communities of Care  | Click here to download slides [2MB PDF]

Dr Michael Wong, Group Director, Regional Health System, SingHealth

4. Q&A with the Presenters

Chaired by Dr Winston Ong, Chief Planning and Performance Officer, Sengkang General Hospital 

5. Closing Remarks by Prof Lee Chien Earn