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SingHealth Partners Primary Care Networks

In Singapore, GP clinics serve about 80 per cent of the population’s primary care needs.  As part of national efforts to strengthen primary care, the Ministry of Health introduced the Primary Care Network (PCN) scheme to encourage private GP clinics to organise themselves into networks that support holistic and team-based care in the community.

As of January 2018, 10 PCNs have been formed nationwide, including the SingHealth Partners PCN, which is the largest with 143 GP clinics.  

Under the PCN scheme, funding and administrative support are provided to help participating GPs to better track outcomes and monitor their patients’ health conditions more closely. Participating GPs are supported by a team of dedicated nursing, allied health and administrative staff and a chronic disease registry.

Benefits to Patients

​Medical counselling and care by Nurse Counsellors

​Reminders to maintain regular follow up with the GP
​Comprehensive care with coordinated access to services such as Diabetes Foot Screening, Diabetes Retinal Photography and Physiotherapy.

Expedited access to hospital services when deemed necessary by the GP

The SingHealth Partners PCN comprises:

SingHealth DOT PCN

SingHealth Regional PCN

For enquiries, contact:

Dr Emily Ho

Administrative Lead, SingHealth DOT PCN

Director, Clinical Networks, Population Health & Integrated Care Office, Singapore General Hospital 

Senior Consultant, Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital

emily.ho@singhealth.com.sg

 

Ms Hilda Ng

Programme Manager, SingHealth DOT PCN

Senior Manager, Clinical Networks, Population Health & Integrated Care Office, Singapore General Hospital

hilda.ng.s.h@singhealth.com.sg

 

For enquiries, contact:

Ms Julian Ang

Service Planning & Care Integration

Sengkang General Hospital

DID: 6930 4290

Email: Julian.ang.x.l@skh.com.sg


 

The public may click here for more information on PCNs.

GPs interested to know more may click here.