Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
A- A A+

Visiting the Emergency Medicine Department

In accordance with MOH guidelines, mask wearing is still required in all hospital settings to better protect both you and our staff from infectious diseases. Following the lowering of DORSCON status from Yellow to Green on 13 February 2023, most COVID-19 related tests and treatments are no longer covered by MOH and are chargeable as of 1 April 2023. For more information, please click here. 

Life-Threatening Conditions 

At the Emergency Medicine Department (EMD), priority will be given to patients with life-threatening conditions, such as persistent chest pain, or more serious and/or multiple injuries. For non-urgent conditions, please take note that waiting time can be at least 5 hours. 

Non-emergency Conditions and Symptoms

Untitled (297 × 210 mm) (330 × 210 mm) (500 × 210 mm).png

For non-emergency conditions, please visit the nearest GP, polyclinic or the 24-hour Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at Alexandra Hospital. If required, you will be provided with a referral letter to us. 

GPFirst / PaedEngage Programme

Please click here for a list of NUHS GPFirst clinics.

Upon assessment by a participating GP, should you or your family member require A&E attention, you will be provided with a referral under the GPFirst programme or PaedsEngage programme When you visit the EMD or UCC with a valid GPFirst / PaedsEngage referral, you will receive a $50 subsidy on the prevailing fees at the respective A&Es or UCC (subject to terms and conditions).


Back to Top