National Healthcare Group

The National Healthcare Group (NHG) is a leader in public healthcare in Singapore, recognised at home and abroad for the quality of its medical expertise and facilities. Care is provided through an integrated network of primary healthcare polyclinics, acute care and tertiary hospitals, national specialty centres and business divisions. Together, they bring a rich legacy of 340 years of medical expertise to its philosophy of patient-centric care.

By designing accessible and seamless healthcare services around patients’ needs, NHG ensures that patient care is fully coordinated within the cluster and is also extended to high level collaboration with other healthcare providers at home and abroad.

Scholars in health administration will take on leadership roles in NHG. They will be groomed and developed as capable, well-rounded leaders in the public healthcare sector through rotation and exposure to diverse areas such as financial management, operations management, human resource and manpower planning.

At NHG, it values its people, and lets them know this in many ways – from awards to employee development and mentorship programmes. It continually tap new talent and invest in its pool of dedicated professionals and future leaders, spreading the group’s vision and commitment to Adding Years of Healthy Life.

Potential Career Path:

SgIS scholars can look forward to a life-long career path in the healthcare set-up with varied career tracks in operations and / or other areas of administration.  Structured development programmes will be provided to help them gain an understanding of critical functional areas and their interconnections, as well as develop the necessary skills required to manage cross-functional teams. Scholars are able to explore various multi-disciplinary pathways. This will bring out the best of their education and other strengths to the related field of studies. Through this programme, scholars will be developed to succeed in an ever-changing and dynamic environment.

Preferred Courses of Study:

  • All courses (excluding Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine and other healthcare-related disciplines)*

*For students who wish to study psychology, please note that you will not be practising as a clinical psychologist upon graduation.

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  • SgIS Team
    @Edward The value of the SgIS Full-Term is the same throughout all participating organisations. Thank you.
    11 August 2015
  • Edward
    Can I also check is the value of the SgIS Full-Term same for all the participating organisation? Or does it differ between different sponsoring organisation?
    8 August 2015
  • Edward
    Thank you for your reply
    8 August 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Joy You may wish to email us directly if you have any queries regarding the Orientation Camp. Thank you.
    13 July 2015
  • Joy
    Hi SgIS team, may I know when will we be informed about the details of the camp?
    11 July 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Diana Yes, the 2015 application cycle for SgIS has closed. You may wish to keep a look out for our 2016 application cycle which will open in January 2016. Thank you.
    9 July 2015
  • Diana
    hi , may i know if the application have closed?
    9 July 2015
  • leon
    Thank you for your prompt reply. Much appreciated.
    26 June 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Leon The duration of bond is pegged to the type of scholarship you are on, i.e. if you study at NTU and you are on SgIS Full-term, your bond will be 4 years, and if you are on SgIS Mid-Term Local, your bond will be 2 years long. Thank you.
    26 June 2015
  • leon
    Hi. May I know if the duration of bond is pegged to the number of years of study. For e.g. if I take only 3 years to get complete a degree from ntu, do i still need to serve 4 years or just 3 years? Thanks!
    25 June 2015
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