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2024/06/14

Anaesthetic Outpatient Consultation Clinic (AOCC)

16a Anaesthesia, Pain Management & Acupuncture Clinic

AOCC

For contact details, operating hours and directions, please select here.
For appointments, please email to [email protected].

AOCC provides pre-operative anaesthetic assessment services for patients who planned to undergo surgery, primarily to evaluate the patient's suitability for the procedure. 

Benefits of AOCC: 

  • Improves patient safety and enhance care 
  • Reduces the likelihood of unexpected surgery postponements 
  • Improves patient convenience, with some being assessed for same-day admission 
  • Provides an opportunity to plan and discuss the different types of anaesthetic options, including post-operative pain control and care 
  • Allows patients to express concerns and ask questions well in advance of surgery 
  • Helps reduce patient hospitalisation bill 

Pain Management Clinic 

We offer pharmacological, interventional and psychological management for patients dealing with chronic pain and challenging pain syndromes. (See Pain Management Unit above). 

Acupuncture Clinic 

Our clinic seamlessly integrates Eastern and Western Medicine. Our dedicated team of Western-trained physicians and accredited acupuncturists provide consultations and acupuncture therapies for both referred and walk-in patients. 

Services include: 

  • Acupuncture 
  • Cupping 
  • Electro-acupuncture 
  • Acupoints Electro-stimulation 
  • Ear acupuncture therapy 
  • Consultation on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) 

Conditions suitable for Acupuncture Therapy: 

  • Pain arising from tension headache, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, osteoarthritis, frozen shoulder, scar pain, mechanical neck pain and lower back pain 
  • Paralysis following a stroke 
  • Peripheral neuropathy 
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