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Preparing for Admission

When you are admitted to the hospital, we hope to get you settled and feel comfortable as quickly as possible. 

Reporting Time

A SMS will be sent to you 1 working day before admission (excluding Sat and Sun) to inform on the arrival time:

  • Day Surgery/Same Day Admission/Short Stay Ward (1pm to 3pm)
  • Inpatient (11:30am to 1pm)

If you have not received the SMS by the stated time or if you have any further queries, you may reach us at:

  • Day Surgery/Short Stay Ward @ Surgery on 2: +65 6930 3724
  • Interventional Radiology @ Surgery on 2: +65 6930 3958
  • Day Surgery/Short Stay Ward/Same Day Admission @ Surgery on 3: +65 6930 3829
  • Inpatient/Day Surgery at SKH Medical Centre @ Admissions Office: +65 6930 6001

Registration and Document to Bring

On the day of your admission, please register at the reporting location as informed to you. During registration, our staff will confirm your preferred ward type and mode of payment. You will also be provided a patient identification wrist band.
Please bring along the original documents and deposit for your admission

  • Patient's identity document: Identity Card/Passport/Work Permit/Work Pass 
  • Civil Service Card (CSC) or other benefit card
  • Data Sharing Consent form (if applicable)
  • Medical Claims Authorisation Form & NRIC of MediSave Account Holder(s) (if applicable)
  • Letter of Guarantee (LOG) (if applicable)
  • Deposit (if applicable)

You may be required to place a deposit upon admission. Partial or waiver of deposit may be accepted if LOG from the employer or insurance company is presented upon admission. Find out more about LOG here.

Other Essential Items to Pack for Your Stay 

To avoid property loss, we recommend that you bring only essential items to the hospital:

  • Current mediations. This includes over-the-counter medications and traditional remedies
  • Non-slip slippers
  • Toiletries (e.g. toothbrush, toothpaste, comb)
  • Case to store your spectacles/contact lenses/dentures, as they may be removed before surgery

Please leave
your personal belongings and valuables such as excessive cash and jewellery at home. SKH shall not be held liable or responsible for the loss or damage of any valuables or personal items during your stay. Patients and their caregivers who bring valuables to the hospital do so at their own risk. Find out more about safekeeping of your personal belonging here.

Get Directions

For directions to the admitting venues, please refer to the SKH Map.

  • Admissions Office, Level 2 @ Lobby B
  • Surgery on 2, Level 2 @ Lobby B
  • Surgery on 3, Level 3 @ Lobby B
  • Endoscopy Centre, Level 2 @ Lobby C