Established in 1962, the annual National Day Awards recognises various types of merit and service to the nation. Singaporeans and non-Singaporeans alike are honoured for outstanding contributions to the civil or military service, social and community work or excellent performance in their own fields.
The National Medical Excellence Awards (NMEA) are national-level awards given out to recognise the efforts of clinicians, clinician scientists and other healthcare professionals for their clinical and research work. It acknowledges their contributions in advancing healthcare, improving the standards of patients safety and quality of care which ultimately improve people's lives.
The National Medical Research Council (NMRC) presents awards to outstanding clinician scientists and researchers annually for their achievements and contributions to better healthcare outcomes. It also provides a platform to showcase ongoing research, NMRC-funded projects, networking and fostering collaborations amongst healthcare institutions and academia.
Started in 1976, the Nurses Merit Award is presented to nurses who have displayed noteworthy and exceptional performance, participated in professional development, and contributed to raising the nursing profession. Nurses are nominated for the award by their healthcare institutions and selected by a panel set up by the Ministry of Health (MOH).
This national award is the highest accolade in the nursing profession. It is given to nurses who have made significant contributions to the profession and community.
Find out more about other awards and achievements our medical and healthcare professionals have clinched as recognition of their positive efforts and contributions to the healthcare arena.