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Planning for your visit

What is my Patient Classification?

You are a private patient:
  • If you specify the name of the specialist you wish to see. OR
  • If you are referred by a private practitioner or hospital. OR
  • If you are referred by a restructured hospital where you are a private patient. OR
  • If you are a foreign resident or non-resident of Singapore.
You are a subsidised patient:
  • If you are a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident and referred by a polyclinic. OR 
  • If you are referred by a restructured hospital where you are a subsidised patient. AND
  • You do not specify the name of specialist you wish to see.
Subsidised patient will be charged subsidised rates. Find out more here >

How do I prepare for my appointment?

  • If you have been requested to perform any tests or scans, please complete them before your appointment.
  • If you are required to fast before your appointment, please follow the specific instructions that were shared with you.
  • If you need help, please call 6321 4377 during office hours.

What do I bring for my appointment? 

Please bring along your:

Outpatient Appointment Card (for existing patients)
  • Singapore NRIC, Birth Certificate/Health Booklet (if you are under 15) or Passport and Employment Pass / Work Permit / Dependent pass
  • Civil Service Card / Public Service Card (for civil servants and their dependants only)
  • Any other Medical Benefits Eligibility Card/documents
If this is your first visit, please bring along the items listed above and:
  • Referral letter from your polyclinic / other healthcare institutions/ private doctor
  • Medication, if any
  • X-ray and investigation records (within the last 6 months), if any

Do I require Fasting a day before my appointment?

Please do not eat or drink anything after 10.00pm the night before the appointment, if you are undergoing investigative tests or medical treatments which require fasting.