04 Mar '11, 10am

Budget 2011: New hospital in Sengkang by 2020

SINGAPORE: The new general hospital that has been planned in Sengkang to serve residents in northeastern Singapore will be ready by 2020 and will come with adjoining community hospital facilities. Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan gave details about the planned development during his ministry's Committee of Supply debate in Parliament on Friday. Mr Khaw also revealed that the upcoming Jurong General Hospital (JGH) will be named the "Ng Teng Fong Hospital" following a private donation of S$125 million from the family of the late property tycoon. Mr Ng is the founding chairman of the Far East Organization and Sino Group. The hospital will be ready in 2014. The new general hospital in the northeast will be located along Sengkang East Road right next to the Cheng Lim LRT station. It will also be within walking distance of Sengkang MRT Station. Next to the general hospital will be ...

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