For patients staying in Deluxe Suite, 'A' and 'B1' Class wards, your telephone extension is indicated on your telephone. Between 10.00pm to 7.00am, your incoming calls will be handled through our Call Assist Centre to ensure that your rest is not disturbed. To make an extension call, dial "9" followed by the telephone number you wish to connect. For overseas calls, please dial "0" to contact our Call Assist Centre.
Note: Telephone charges for overseas calls will be included in your hospital bill and are not claimable through Medisave.
Local television programmes and Cable TV (selected channels only) are available for patients in Deluxe, 'A' and 'B1' Class. For patients in 'B2' and 'C' Class wards, local television programmes are available from the TV Set in the Day Room.
When watching television in a shared facility, we request that you lower the volume so as not to disturb your roommates.
Patients in Deluxe, 'A' and 'B' Class wards will receive an amenity pack containing a toothbrush, toothpaste, shower cap and comb. Shampoo and shower gel are also available in the shower room in the ward for your use.
If there is anything else you may need to make your stay more comfortable, please approach your ward nurses.
You can control the room lightings using the control panel which can be found at your bedside and on the nurse call handset.
Your bed can be adjusted to a position most comfortable to you. You can adjust it by using the control panels on both sides of your bed or through remote control.
The overbed table is specially designed to enable you to eat or write while in bed, or sitting on a chair. To adjust the height of the table top, release the lever beneath the table and shift the tabletop gently.
Nurse Call System
Please press the red button on the handset of the Nurse Call System located at your bedside and in the bathroom if you need any assistance from our nurses.
If your ward is air-conditioned, the temperature of your room can be adjusted using the control panel located near the entrance to your room.
A copy of The Straits Times will be delivered daily to the Deluxe, 'A' and 'B' Class patients. Please let your nurse know if you prefer to receive Lianhe Zaobao or Berita Harian. Daily newspapers are also available in all the wards' Day Rooms.
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