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Accident & Emergency Unit

Accident & emergency unit
Accident & Emergency Unit

Call our Emergency Ambulance Services if:

  • The area is not safe or conducive to assess the patient
  • The condition is life-threatening or can worsen with movement (i.e. possible neck injury or spinal, etc.)

If the condition is not serious but requires immediate attention, bring the patient to the A&E for further investigation.


Services Offered
  • Acute surgical conditions (e.g. acute abdominal pain / bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Medical emergencies (e.g. heart attack, stroke, severe asthma, pneumonia, shock, sepsis etc)
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Paediatric emergencies
  • Acute ear, nose and throat (ENT) and eye emergencies
  • Any other emergencies
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EMERGENCY NUMBER (24-HR)
03-5566 8888
AMBULANCE SERVICES
019 284 3704 / 019 305 8805
Our Team
Our multidisciplinary team of doctors and nurses are on hand to assess and managed your condition once you are in the A&E Unit. Our specialists and surgeons are also on-call 24-hours to help attend to your medical needs.
Our Specialists
 
Dr. Seow
Dr Seow Vei Ken
Consultant Emergency Physician
Head of Accident & Emergency Department
Mr. Wee
Dr Wee Tong Ming
Consultant Emergency Physician
What Happens at the A&E Unit
 
TRIAGE
  • The triage nurse or doctor will assess your condition.
  • A quick check of your pulse, blood pressure, temperature and breathing is done.
  • Patient will be classifies as :
    • Red (most urgent)
    • Yellow ( Semi-urgent)
    • Green (normal)
REGISTRATION
  • Registration can be done before or after the triage.
CONSULTATION & TREATMENT
  • After triage. you will be seen by the doctor.
  • If there are any tests blood/laboratory test, it may take place here.
  • Based on severity of the condition, the doctor may
    • Prescribe medications for you
    • Refer you to a specialist who may decide to admit you right away if indicated.
Please note:
  • We practise the triage system at our A&E Department.
  • Patients requiring urgent care will be treated first.
  • We will do our best to minimise waiting time for all patients.
  • If you do have to wait, our nurses are always on standby to answer your questions and monitor your condition.
Facilities Available at the Unit

Our A&E Department operates 24 -hour services supported by multidiscipline sub-specialists to provide emergency treatment. We are able to carry out 24 -hour services comprising:

  • Blood tests including point of care test for rapid result especially influenza and dengue tests
  • Diagnostic imaging e.g. X-ray, CT scan
  • Ambulance transportation
  • Stabilization and channelling of acute coronary cases to catheterization laboratory
  • Stabilization and channelling of stroke cases to stroke unit
  • Stabilization and channelling of acute surgical cases to operation theatre