Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament

Dr Teo Ho Pin

MP for Bukit Panjang

Question No. 884

To ask the Minister for Health whether he can provide an update on the progress of the construction of the Bukit Panjang Polyclinic, its scheduled completion date and details of its range of medical services.

Written Answer

1 The Bukit Panjang polyclinic is being developed as part of a larger healthcare facility that also includes a nursing home and a senior care centre. Design of the polyclinic is in progress, and physical construction is scheduled to begin by early 2018. The Polyclinic is targeted to begin operations by end 2020.

2 Like other polyclinics, the new Bukit Panjang polyclinic will provide a suite of services, including medical treatment for acute conditions, chronic disease management, women's and children's health services as well as radiological, laboratory and pharmacy services. We are also planning for dental services to be available at this new polyclinic.

Source: Ministry of Health, Singapore