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About SingHealth Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing (Alice Lee IAN) 


To be a leading centre of excellence for advanced nursing education.


• To provide continuing nursing education geared towards meeting the professional needs of nurse and healthcare needs of the society.
• To provide advanced nursing education and lifelong learning of the highest professional standard.

The Institute of Advanced Nursing (IAN) Logo

The book symbolises knowledge; the lamp with its flame is synonymous with an eternal bright light; and the Bowyer Block clock tower represents the Hospital’s tradition of caring and excellence. The Latin motto, “Scientiae Curantis Lux Exardscens Eterna” means “The Eternal Burning Light of Caring Knowledge”.


SingHealth Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing (Alice Lee IAN) was established in February 1997. It was the first Institute of Advanced Nursing to be established in a hospital in Singapore. SingHealth Alice Lee IAN has long carved a reputation for being the leading provider of nursing education for local nurses and beyond. Through collaborative efforts with SingHealth institutions and specialised education centres, SingHealth Alice Lee IAN works to galvanise the resources, expertise and infrastructure required to support the pursuit of academic and clinical skills training excellence.