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Rheumatology and Immunology Overview


Contact Information
 
 Department Office:
Singapore
General Hospital, Academia, Level 4

Fax: 62207765

Tel: 65 6321 4028
(for departmental matters only)

Appointment: 65 6321 4377


As part of Singapore’s largest tertiary teaching hospital, the Department of Rheumatology & Immunology provides clinical services and conducts education and research in autoimmune and rheumatological disorders.

Mission

Our mission is to deliver state-of-the-art, cost-effective, holistic care for patients and foster a collegial environment for learning, teaching and research. 

Vision 

Our vision is to be a globally recognized academic Department where a passionate team delivers excellent patient-centric healthcare in a vibrant environment for research and education.

To achieve our Vision, we aspire to be an academic Department where:

  • Patients receive excellent patient-centric healthcare 

  • Staff grow and serve as a cohesive team, synergistically and with passion 

  • A vibrant, nurturing, innovative & productive research culture flourishes 

  • Future generations of patient-centric, academically-inclined health care professionals are nurtured 

 

In 2017, SGH Department of Rheumatology and Immunology was awarded the Centre of Excellence (2017) by the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) for our work in research, training, education and patient care, a recognition of the work of our passionate team of doctors. 


New one-stop outpatient centre
The Autoimmunity & Rheumatology Centre (ARC) is the first such centre in the region to provide a one-stop service dedicated to complex autoimmune and rheumatological disorders. It will leverage on the hospital’s strength in having expertise in most if not all adult medical and surgical specialties, as patients with complex rheumatologic conditions require multi-disciplinary care.

As part of the one-stop service, the ARC will also provide selected physiotherapy and occupational therapy services as well as drug management and patient education through on site and virtual monitoring clinics led by Advanced Practice Nurses and Pharmacists. This will further facilitate the development of team-based care by Rheumatologists, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals.



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