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Singapore – Sembawang General Hospital to open in December.

Health Minister Ong Ye-Kung said Sunday that the general hospital was originally scheduled to open in 2022 but was delayed due to supply chain disruptions and a shortage of workers in the construction sector, but those problems have now been resolved. said there is.

is housed in Integrated hub for sports and community in Bukit CanberraSembawang General Hospital will be the first general hospital to be located within a community facility.

This is part of the second phase of the gradual opening of the Bukit Canberra Integration Hub. Developed by Sports Singapore, the 12-hectare hub brings together several institutions such as the People’s Association, the Ministry of Health and the National Parks Commission.

The second phase will also complete four swimming pools (two of which are Olympic size) and the largest ActiveSG indoor gym in Singapore.

Ong said he expects these sports facilities in phase two to be ready for public use by October.

Ong spoke at the launch of Sparks @ Bukit Canberra and Service SG @ Bukit Canberra, interactive facilities for Sembawang residents, and discussed with contractors the importance of completing Phase 2 without further delays. Stated.

“I told them that this is the final stage of development, so let’s focus our minds on doing it right and adhering to the new schedule,” Ong said.

Tampines North General Hospital is also due to open by October, and eight more are expected to open in the next few years in Bishan, Bidadari, Serangoon, Tengah, Kaki Bukit, Khatib, U Thi and Taman Jurong.

Mr Ong said Sembawang General Hospital is a very important part of the Sembawang regional medical infrastructure.

Until now, primary care under great stress The minister said the Ministry of Health (MOH) is expanding the capacity of primary care facilities as many general hospitals are overcrowded and overcrowded since COVID-19.

He added: A healthier SingaporeDemand for primary care is further increasing due to nationwide efforts by the Ministry of Health to promote accessible and affordable preventive care.

Ong said that collaboration between the community and the health system is key to Healthier SG’s success.

Two such initiatives are Sparks@Bukit Canberra and ServiceSG@Bukit Canberra. Sembawang General Hospital to open by December: Ong Ye-keun

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