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Emergency Medicine

The Emergency Care team at Sengkang General Hospital provides 24-hour service for all emergencies. The emergency care team comprise of highly trained doctors and nurses who are specialised in providing emergency care.

Clinical Services

Our emergency department functions 24/7 and our staff work around the clock. 

General Emergencies

  • The Emergency Care team assesses and treats patients with general medical and surgical emergencies. They will carry out resuscitation for all life-threatening conditions. Once stabilised and if patient requires acute cardiac or stroke care, they will be transfered to National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) or NNI @ TTSH
    respectively. 

  • Basic care for all cardiovascular emergencies including physical examination, ECG, X-ray, blood investigation and basic supportive treatment is provided.

  • Patients with acute stroke symptoms in less than 6 hours will be managed in SKH ED and transferred to NNI @ TTSH.


Trauma and Orthopaedic Emergencies 

  • The department also provides medical treatment for patients with major and minor trauma. This includes resuscitation and other basic trauma treatment procedures such as suturing, basic care of wounds and setting of simple fractures and dislocations. 

  • Minor surgical procedures such as toilet and suture of laceration can also be carried out by our team.

  • The department provides initial evaluation, stabilisation and treatment to acutely ill or injured infants and children. If a child requires admission, transfer to KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) will be done. 

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