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Singapore medicine: The Healthcare System in Singapore
In Singapore, there are 2 groups of public health care providers, Singhealth in the East and NHG (National Healthcare group). They provide similar clinical services and standard of care in their hospitals. The services provided include womens and childrens paediatric specialties, cancer institute, eye centres and sports medicine. The hospitals also have good nursing support. For more information, please view & search hospital website page for contact details. An example of private hospitals in Singapore is Mount Elizabeth hospital under the Parkway group. Private hospitals have doctors from all specialties, including physicians, surgeons and dentist. For specialists consultation and surgery, the patient makes an appointment. General practitioners working in privately managed medical practices in many locations provide services at all hours as part of their job. The patient and his family members consider the dr as their family doctor. All general disease conditions and full treatments including screening are available at the general practitioners. It is also easy to find many privately managed dental clinics in Singapore. In 2012, there were more than 10,000 doctors in Singapore and the numbers are set to increase in 2013. Medical students have to read medicine for 5 years in the University before taking the final exams to qualify as a doctor. Doctors and dentists in Singapore have Singapore Medical Council registration. Many specialists have also spent time training in other countries such as America, United Kingdom and Australia. These overseas links are important. Many Singapore medical professionals have their education in renowed international institute with excellent training programme. Many specialists doctors have conducted research, won awards and written articles in international publication. Singapore medicine is well known in Asia and also has an international reputation. Hence many people travel to Singapore for specialists health care services and surgery. Back home, the citizens and people living in Singapore also have a high regard for the medical services.