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 NSC’s Key Milestones

 NSC’s Key Milestones

22 December ​2020 NSC Goes ​Gre​en with Digital Medical Certificate 
  • Digita​l medical certificates are issued to patients
23 November 2020 Book NSC Appointments on HealthHub Application
  • Patients can book or change their NSC appointments using HealthHub. 
April ​2020 Teleconsultation via Zoom Cloud Meetings platform 
  • Teleconsultation service hosted on Zoom Cloud Meetings are made available to vulnerable patients, such as the aged and frail, or those on immunosuppressive therapy.
April 2020 Covid-19 Frontline Support
  • NSC staff were deployed to support frontline efforts to combat the Covid-19 operations at the Community Care Facility @ Expo, at the foreign worker dormitories, National Centre of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Admiralty Medical Centre. 



4 July 2019
NSC as a Centre of Excellence in the European Network for Atopic Dermatitis
  • NSC was accredited as Singapore’s GA²LEN Atopic Dermatitis Referral and Excellence Centre (ADCARE) topic Dermatitis.

December 2018 NSC receives Excellence Award under the Cost Reduction category at the 2018 Asian Hospital Management Awards
  • NSC bagged the Excellence Award under the Cost Reduction category at the 2018 Asian Hospital Management Awards (AHMA) for enhancing care integration of psychiatric patients through tele-dermatology.
27 & 28 October 2018
Raffles City Convention Centre
NSC Update in Dermatology & Venereology 2018
  • More than 460 registrants from 23 countries participated.
25 October 2018 Launch of Derma​tology in Singapore
  • This book chronicles the development of Dermatology in Singapore and the growth of this speciality.
  • A copy was presented to Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister of Health, at the Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress
  • The book was launched at the Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress Banquet & Faculty Dinner where the Guest-of-Honour was Professor Benjamin Ong, Director of Medical Services, Ministry of Health
22 September 2018
Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park
NSC Charity Walk-Together
  • Part of NSC’s 30th Anniversary Corporate Social Responsibility activities, with proceeds going to Ang Mo Kio Family Service Centre Community Services
  • Guest-of-Honour was Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Parliament
  • Over 500 participants, of which, 260 are NSC staff and their families
30 June 2018
Capella Singapore
NSC 30th Anniversary Dinner & Dance
  • Guest-of-Honour GCEO Professor Philip Choo
21 April 2018
Yio Chu Kang Community Club
Health Fair
  • A public education initiative held in support of NSC’s 2018 beneficiary, AMK Family Service Centre  Community Services
  • Guest-of-Honour for the event was Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and National Development 
18 April 2018
NSC open carpark
Ground breaking Ceremony of New NSC Building
  • Commencement of the construction of the new NSC building
  • Marked the beginning of the redevelopment of NSC
  • Guest-of-Honour was Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for Health 

    • 2017
      December 2017
      NSC’s Tele-Derm Project receives the National Health IT Excellence Award 2017
      • NSC’s Tele-Derm Project, in collaboration with National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP), to bring specialist dermatology care closer to the community, received the National Health IT Excellence Award 2017 (Beyond Hospital to Community).
    • 2016
      • Introduced pilot project ‘Tele-DERM’ between NSC and NHG Polyclinics (NHGP) at Hougang Polyclinic.
    • 2015
      • Introduced pilot project ‘Tele-DERM’ between NSC and NHG Polyclinics (NHGP) at Hougang Polyclinic.
    • 2014
      • Celebrated 25th Anniversary with Charity Walk in August, in aid of Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association (SANA).
      • Introduction of NSC’s dermatological nursing support to nursing homes. Lions Home for the Elders the first nursing home to engage the service.
      • Open House in November.
    • 2013
      • NSC, along with Nanyang Technological University and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, established the 100-million dollar Skin Research Institute of Singapore.
      • The Department of STI Control (DSC) launched the latest edition of the Management Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections.
      • Launched the New Nurse Led Women’s Clinic at Led.
      • DSC launched new mobile app: “Get Them Tested”.
      • DSC launched new book – STI Management Guidelines 6th Edition.

Last updated on 22 Jan 2021