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A message for all  parents who are thals. Keeping your iron load under control is an absolute obligation to your children.
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« on: February 12, 2006, 11:36:35 AM »

There are 3 main hospitals which deals with Thal care as we do not have a unit that specialises in Thal yet.
The one that I go to is:
National University Hospital
5 Lower kent Ridge Road
Singapore 119074
Tel: (65) 67795555
www.nuh.com.sg

Registrar in charge of thal patients - Dr Koh Pei Lin
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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2006, 05:22:36 AM »

Hi Eponine

I just noticed you are from S'pore. I am also in S'pore and will like to know your expereinces. My son was born in S'pore but he had thal intermedia was diagnosed in India, as I was not convinced about the Thal knowledge here, I decided to have him stay with my parents in Chandigarh and under Dr Marwaha's PGIMER(Hospital), care. However I am thinking may be I should explore the options to bring him to S'pore.

Will it be ok if I can request you for ur email id, so that I can write to you in more details. I will like to know someone from S'pore who is going thru the same, what I am experiencining.

Thanks

poogill@hotmail.com


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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2006, 01:55:23 PM »

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Thalassemia Clinic (Hematology/Oncology Department)
Level 6, Children's Tower
100 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 229899
Tel: (65) 6293 4044
Fax: (65) 6293 7933

Hematology/Oncology Department - 
Phone :- 6394 1040
Fax :-  6394 1043

Website :- http://www.kkh.com.sg/MedicalSpecialtiesnServices/ChildrensHospital/Medical/HaematologyOncology
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« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2006, 03:39:50 PM »

Thank you Narendra and Eponine for ure quick reply.. this information is really helpful...

Eponine, could u pls let me know the cost of the transfusion procedure in the National University Hospital??

thank u

luv maako
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« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2008, 03:42:31 AM »

Hi

I'm Sylvia and I work for Resonance Health, provider of FerriScan.

Although, I am living in Perth, Western Australia now, I'm actually from Singapore too!

Seriously before I started on this job, I do not have much idea on Thalassaemia. Not mentioning, having any knowledge about this disease existence in Singapore. I may have seen some info-poster in clinics and hospitals but it didnt occur to me then to find out what it is all about.

I'm glad I found my "commarades" here

Have you guys heard of FerriScan before? What methods are you using to monitor your iron level? I hope I can help in some ways!
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« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2008, 04:20:45 AM »

Eponine, could u pls let me know the cost of the transfusion procedure in the National University Hospital??


Hi Maako

I'm so sorry for the delayed response.

It really depends on what procedure you are talking about.
It's not really convenient to talk about cost here. Maybe you can pm me specifically what you are lookin at.
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« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2009, 10:13:08 AM »

Hello to all the new thal pals who came to this thread in  need  of assistance in S'pore.

I am a thalpal based in Singapore. If there is any information you require from S'pore do let me know. You can write to me at pgs@ideallss.com and cc to poogill@hotmail.com.

Will be glad to help. Not long time back, I was in the same position and I know how helpless one feels when we dont have the right doctor or hospital's to help. So feel free to contact me, I will try to help in what ever way possible.

All the best

 Puja Gill
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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2009, 10:16:55 AM »

Thanks Puja  for helping, i am sure people who need assistance regarding thal care in Singapore will benefit from your offer.

Zaini.
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« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2009, 04:39:18 AM »

Hi All

Just to update the Doctors in S'pore for Thal  and other blood disorders including leukemia( child's  age under 16):

1. Dr Tan Ah Moi

2. Dr Chan Mei Yoke

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Thalassemia Clinic (Hematology/Oncology Department)
Level 6, Children's Tower
100 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 229899
Tel: (65) 6293 4044
Fax: (65) 6293 7933

Hematology/Oncology Department -  
Phone :- 6394 1040
Fax :-  6394 1043

Website :- http://www.kkh.com.sg/MedicalSpecialtiesnServices/ChildrensHospital/Medical/HaematologyOncology




2. Dr Angeline Lai Senior Consultant

Genetics Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899
 (Tel)65-62934044 : (Fax) 65-62917923


4. Dr Anselm Chi-wai Lee

Medical Director & Consultant
Children's Haematology & Cancer Centre, Radiation Oncology Centre, Gleneagles Hospital Level 1, 6A Napier Road, Singapore 258500
T: 64705830; F: 64705831



5. Dr Tan Poh Lin
Dr Liu Te Chih
Dr Tan Lee Koon
Dr Koh Liang Piu

have done Bone Marrow transplants

National University Hospital
5 Lower kent Ridge Road
Singapore 119074


Main Line
(24hr General Enquiries)
 Tel :  (65) 6779 5555         
Fax : (65) 6779 5678
Email : NUH_Enquiries@nuhs.edu.sg

 
 





6. Dr William Huang


Senior Consultant

SINGAPORE GENERAL HOSPITAL
Outram Road
Singapore 169608
Tel: 6222 3322 / 63214377
Fax: 6224 9221
www.sgh.com.sg
 

Residents and Singaporeans should get polyclinic to refer to the Govt hospitals like SGH and KK and get subsidies.
Non residents or foreigners will have to Pay the A rates +15 % of charges.

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« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2009, 08:37:45 AM »

All of the hospital in Singapore has really nice to all them,because they having a more care to the patients.




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« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2010, 08:00:42 AM »

Calling all Thals in Singapore, Club Rainbow is organising a Thalassaemia Health Forum in conjunction with International Thalassaemia Day.

24 April 2010 (Saturday)
2.00pm - 5.00pm
@ Rendezvous Hotel, Level 2, Straits Ballroom 1 & 2
9 Bras Basah Road, S(189559)


Programme Outline

2.00pm - 3.00pm Advances in Management of Thalassaemia Major
                         by Doctor Chan Mei Yoke
                         (Senior Consultant, Paediatric Haematalogy/Oncology, KK Hospital)

3.00pm - 3.45pm Pregnancy for Thalassaemics
                         by Doctor June Tan
                         (Consultant, Maternal Fetal Medicine, KK Hospital)

3.45pm - 4.00pm Question & Answer with Panel

4.00pm - 4.20pm Tea Break

4.20pm - 5.00pm Sharing & Discussion Session for Thals & Families

Please call Vanessa at +65-6377-1789 or email her at pde@clubrainbow.org if you are keen to attend.
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