About the Centre
The National Skin Centre (NSC) is an outpatient specialist dermatological centre with a team of dermatologists who have the experience and expertise to treat every skin condition. NSC started its operations on 1 November 1988 after taking over the treatment of skin diseases from Middle Road Hospital. We handle a patient load of about 1,000 patients daily. We are a public health institution and a member of the National Healthcare Group (NHG), sharing the NHG vision of "Adding years of healthy life".
As a tertiary health care institution, the NSC provides specialised dermatological services, trains medical students and post graduates, and undertakes research in dermatology.
We conduct Continuing Medical Education for doctors and paramedical personnel. Our researchers ensure that patient management is best tailored to the local population.
Mission of NSC
- To be a centre of excellence in providing high quality, safe, and cost-effective dermatological care to the population
- To be a leading centre for education and training in dermatology
- To be a pivotal centre for clinical and translational research
In the setting of an innovative and nurturing environment
The Centre's objectives are to concentrate specialists in dermatology into one institution, facilitate subspecialisation and be the national focus for the treatment, research, and training on all aspects of skin diseases.
To achieve excellence in all services offered by the Centre.
For our Patients, to provide the highest standard of dermatological care to meet their needs in a caring, compassionate, cost-effective and safe manner.
For our Staff, we will strive to provide an environment in which they can work in confidence and dignity, and to improve themselves according to their individual ability and initiative. The National Skin Centre will strive to achieve its Mission and Goals in keeping with the highest moral, ethical, and professional standards.