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Overview – National Heart Centre Singapore

NHCS building

The National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) is a national and regional referral centre for cardiovascular diseases. 

NHCS provides a one-stop comprehensive cardiac care ranging from preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic to rehabilitative services. It is also the only heart and lung transplantation centre in Singapore. 

Each year, NHCS handles over 120,000 outpatient consultations, 9,000 interventional and surgical procedures and 10,000 inpatients. Its clinical outcomes for heart attack treatment, balloon angioplasty with stenting and coronary bypass surgery have been shown to be equivalent to international benchmarks. 

Established in 1998, NHCS is the pioneer in cardiovascular care in Singapore.

NHCS is a member of SingHealth, the largest healthcare group in Singapore. SingHealth offers a complete range of multi-disciplinary and integrated medical care. The group consists of four Hospitals (Singapore General Hospital, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Changi General Hospital and Sengkang General Hospital), community hospitals (including SengKang Community Hospital and Bright Vision Hospital), five National Specialty Centres (National Heart Centre Singapore, National Cancer Centre Singapore, National Dental Centre Singapore, National Neuroscience Institute and Singapore National Eye Centre) and a network of polyclinics.