Discover how the new 24-storey National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) building is geared to meet future healthcare needs - with its improved accessibility, patient-centric design and enhanced capacity and capabilities.
The new 24-storey National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) building has been fully operational since March 2023. This is welcome news as NCCS serves as the national specialty centre for oncology that sees the majority of cancer cases in the public healthcare sector.
With a rapidly ageing population and the rising incidence of cancer, the 92,000 square metre NCCS building, which is five times larger than its previous premises, is geared to meet the nation’s future healthcare needs.
IMPROVED ACCESSIBILITY AND CONVENIENCE
The new NCCS is located on the Singapore General Hospital Campus along Outram Road, and is easily accessible via public transport with a sheltered link bridge from Exit 7 at Outram Park MRT station which connects directly to NCCS.
Designed with a patient-centric approach, the new NCCS has clinical services, research, education, rehabilitation and supportive care under one roof, to facilitate patient flow and enhance patient experience.
ENHANCED CAPACITY AND CAPABILITIES
64 consultation rooms, and 108 recliner chairs and beds for chemotherapy
Boosted capacity for outpatient cancer care, almost double compared to the old premises
Integrated day surgery and endoscopy services for holistic care
Almost 10,000 m2 of research space
- Houses translational research facilities and expanded early-phase clinical trial capabilities to offer patients access to innovative, potentially life-enhancing cancer therapies
SPECIALISED ONCOLOGY CARE
Division of Medical Oncology
Highly-trained medical oncologists treat all types of cancer and cancer-related disorders
Patients with complex cancer cases reviewed by multidisciplinary tumour clinics and multidisciplinary tumour boards to ensure the most appropriate and effective care is delivered
ADVANCED ONCOLOGIC IMAGING
Division of Oncologic Imaging
Department of Interventional Oncology
Division of Radiation Oncology
Increased capacity and capabilities, and offers proton therapy, a type of advanced radiation treatment that precisely targets and destroys cancer cells while minimising damage to surrounding healthy tissues
Supported by a $50 million gift from the Goh Foundation, the Goh Cheng Liang Proton Therapy Centre is the only such facility in the public healthcare sector
INTEGRATED SURGICAL CARE
Division of Surgery and Surgical Oncology
SUPPORTIVE AND PALLIATIVE CARE
Division of Supportive and Palliative Care
Provides patients and their families with holistic care and support at all stages of their cancer journey
Provides training for medical professionals and community partners in generalist palliative care skills so that patients near the end of life can be identified and given timely support
NATIONAL COMPOUNDING HUB
Department of Psychosocial Oncology
Dedicated team of medical social workers, clinical psychologists and trained professionals who support patients and their families throughout their cancer journey through a range of services including counselling, art therapy and access to support groups
Cancer Genetics Service
Aims to empower patients and their family members with the knowledge of cancer genetics to take charge of their health
Dedicated space available for genetic counselling and risk assessment delivered by a diverse team of trained clinical cancer geneticists and genetic counsellors
Department of Cancer Education
RESEARCH AND CLINICAL TRIALS
With a focus on advancing the understanding of cancer and developing innovative ways to improve patient outcomes
Increased lab space, cutting-edge research technology and on-site manufacturing facilities available for therapeutics
Facilitates phase I to III clinical trials to address the region’s greatest needs and improve patients’ access to new and improved cancer therapies
For GP referrals, please contact NCCS at:
Tel: 6436 828
For other service enquiries, please call 6436 8000 or visit www.nccs.com.sg/about-us/contact-us/feedback.