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1991

January

The Stress Clinic was started by the Department of Psychological Medicine to help patients cope with stress through preventive and rehabilitative measures - the first such programme introduced in Singapore hospitals.


April

NUH is the first hospital in Asia-Pacific region to integrate the inpatient, outpatient and emergency modules of the Patient Care System (PCS).

The world's first successful birth of twins using Co-culture.


June

Introduction of Coma Arousal Programme for coma patients suffering from head injuries was the first such defined programme available at local hospitals. The first Head Injured Support Group was introduced the following year.


August
The MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging system) Centre was officially declared opened by then Minister for Education, Dr Tony Tan.