Ng Teng Fong hospital opens on June 30
THE Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in Jurong will open its doors to patients on June 30 - six months later than originally scheduled due to construction delays.
With a staff of 3,000, 80 of its 120 outpatient clinic rooms and 365 of its 700 beds will be available.
Health Minister Gan Kim Yong announced the opening date yesterday after a tour of the hospital.
Singapore Civil Defence Force ambulances will start bringing in severely ill patients from Aug 1 and all ambulance patients by early next year.
Two community hospital wards with a total of 76 beds will open on June 30.
These wards will be manned by staff of the Jurong Community Hospital.
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