Singapore, 29 March 2021 – The Singapore Health Quality Service Awards was held today at the Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium, Academia on Singapore General Hospital (SGH) Campus with Minister for Health, Mr Gan Kim Yong, as the Guest-of-Honour.
Now into its 11th year, the annual Awards organised by the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre since 2011 is Singapore’s first dedicated platform to honour outstanding healthcare professionals who have delivered quality care and service to patients.
This year’s Awards is a special COVID-19 edition themed “Celebration of Unity”, which celebrates close to 7,000 healthcare professionals and partners from 38 public and private healthcare institutions, community hospitals as well as agencies from the Community Care sector who have contributed significantly in the nation’s fight against COVID-19. This is a record number of winners in the history of the Awards.
6860 individuals were presented the Hero Awards, while 17 top winners from the Clinician, Nursing, Allied Health, Administration, Ancillary and ILTC (Intermediate and Long-Term Care) categories received SuperHero Awards for their outstanding contributions during the pandemic. Three teams who championed exceptional and innovative initiatives that demonstrated impactful results and benefits to patients, staff and the public were recognised with the Best Team Award.
Award recipients were selected based on stringent criteria including their contributions in enhancing the quality of healthcare delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as testimonials of acts of service that wentthe extra mile during this challenging time.
Refer to the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards e-booklet at https://www.singhealth.com.sg/SHQSA for more details on the winners and their contributions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.