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  • Bowyer Block

    Bowyer Block

    Bowyer Block is a standing reminder of the marked improvements in medical facilities during the 1920s. It is also a memorial to those who had given their lives to public healthcare services in Singapore, and in particular, Dr John H. Bowyer.

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    Architecture, National History, Healthcare
  • National Healthcare Group Polyclinics’ Gallery of Memories

    National Healthcare Group

    This museum traces the growth of NHGP from a network of Maternal and Child Health clinics and Outpatient Dispensaries in the late 19th century to a leader in primary healthcare provision today. It was launched by Permanent Secretary (Health), Mr Moses Lee, on 1 October 2002.

    Category
    Healthcare
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s Heritage Museum

    Tan Tock Seng Hospital Heritage Museum

    Honouring the legacy of the hospital’s founder, Mr Tan Tock Seng, the museum features a collection of the founder’s Peranakan items as well as artefacts from the hospital from the mid-1800s.

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    Healthcare
  • The SGH Museum

    The SGH Museum

    Housed in the Bowyer Block, an architectural landmark in the Outram Campus, the SGH Museum is a repository of artefacts and records, where visitors can trace the long and rich history of the Singapore General Hospital.

    Category
    Healthcare
  • Woodbridge Museum

    Woodbridge Museum

    In 1841, the Insane Hospital was the earliest establishment for the mentally-ill in Singapore. With a humble 30-bed setup, the hospital was located at the junction of Bras Basah Road and Bencoolen Street. As the hospital evolved and occupied 145 hectares of land, the word ‘insane’ was avoided and the place was renamed as The Mental Hospital in 1928. The Hospital was even used during World War II as the Japanese Civilian and Military Hospital.

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    Healthcare
  • Institute of Mental Health

    Institute of Mental Health

    Established in 1928 as The Mental Hospital, off Yio Chu Kang Road. Convalescent Hospital during WW2. Named Woodbridge in 1951 after a wooden bridge. Expansion during 1950s-70s. Moved to new premises at Buangkok View in 1993.

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    Healthcare, National History
  • Kandang Kerbau Hospital

    Kandang Kerbau Hospital

    Kandang Kerbau Hospital, the birthplace of over 1.2 million Singaporeans, was the largest maternity hospital in the world from the early 1950s to the early 1970s. It was named after the district where it was located. The district around the crossroads formed by Serangoon Road, Selegie Road, Bukit Timah Road and Rochor Road was known in Malay as "Kerdang Kerbau" ("Buffalo Enclosure", because in the old days, there was a buffalo pen in the locality).

    Category
    Healthcare, National History
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital

    Tan Tock Seng Hospital

    Tan Tock Seng, a Malacca-born merchant and influential Chinese community leader and philanthropist founded the hospital on 25 July 1844. This Hospital played a significant role in the treatment of tuberculosis after WWII.

    Category
    National History, Healthcare
  • The First Public Dental Clinic and School

    The First Public Dental Clinic and School

    Dental Education and modern dentistry in Singapore began here in 1929. The original Clinic and Dental School of the King Edward VII college of Medicine had its beginnings on this site in the Norris Block of the General Hospital. In 1938, the clinic expanded into a purpose-built facility adjacent to Norris Block. The Japanese military occupied the clinic from 1942 to 1945.

    Category
    Healthcare, National History
  • Alexandra Hospital

    Alexandra Hospital

    Opened in 1940, the Alexandra Hospital (former British Military Hospital) served as the principal hospital for Britain’s Far East Command during World War II. The hospital was the most-advanced and best-equipped medical institution in Singapore and Malaya. Today, Alexandra Hospital is well-known for its extensive greenery and serene environment. Affectionately known as the “Hospital in a Garden,” Blocks 1, 2 and 6 of Alexandra Hospital were gazetted for conservation in 2014.

    Category
    War, National History, Healthcare
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