07 Nov '11, 11am

National strategy for palliative care in the works: Gan Kim Yong

National strategy for palliative care in the works: Gan Kim Yong

More will be done to make sure Singaporeans nearing the end of their lives are well cared for, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said on Monday night. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE By Janice Tai More will be done to make sure Singaporeans nearing the end of their lives are well cared for, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said on Monday night. A national strategy for palliative care is being formulated and, among other things, it will help determine the resources that are needed. Details will be announced soon, he said at the 42th anniversary dinner of Assisi Hospice - Singapore's oldest hospice. Mr Gan noted that the changing healthcare landscape has consequences for end-of-life care as well. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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