Why is Singapore Subsidising the Cost of an LPA Application?

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In Singapore, the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) serves as a crucial legal document that allows individuals to appoint trusted persons to make decisions on their behalf should they lose mental capacity in the future. Recognizing the importance of LPA certification, the Singapore government has implemented measures to subsidize the cost of LPA application fees. […]

What is the Difference Between Screen for Life (SFL) and the National Adult Immunisation Schedule (NAIS)?

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In Singapore, proactive healthcare measures play a crucial role in safeguarding the well-being of individuals. Two key initiatives, Screen for Life (SFL) and the National Adult Immunisation Schedule (NAIS), are pivotal components of the nation’s healthcare landscape. Understanding the distinctions between these programs is essential for individuals seeking to optimise their health and preventive care […]

Is the CHAS Card Worth Signing Up For? The Pros and Cons of the CHAS Programme

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In Singapore, access to affordable healthcare is a priority for many individuals and families. The Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) aims to make healthcare more affordable for Singaporeans, particularly those with lower to middle incomes. But is signing up for the CHAS card worth it? Let’s explore the pros and cons of the CHAS programme […]

FAQs About the 6ME

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The 6 monthly medical examination (6ME) is a crucial aspect of healthcare for foreign domestic workers (FDWs) in Singapore. It ensures that FDWs are in good health and fit to work, protecting both their well-being and the welfare of their employers.  However, there are often questions and uncertainties surrounding the 6ME process. In this article, […]

Common Medical Conditions that Can Affect Your Eligibility for a Work Permit

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Navigating the process of obtaining a work permit in Singapore involves meeting certain health requirements to ensure the safety and well-being of employees and the broader community. Before being granted a work permit in Singapore, individuals are required to undergo a medical check-up to assess their health status and identify any medical conditions that may […]

Digital Transformation in Work Permit Medical Check-Ups: Emerging Trends

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In Singapore, the landscape of work permit medical check-ups is undergoing a significant transformation driven by digitalization. With advancements in technology, traditional medical examinations for work permits are evolving to become more streamlined, efficient, and accessible.  This article examines the emerging trends in digital transformation within the realm of work permit medical check-ups, highlighting the […]