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Medical Social Worker

Medical Social Worker

A Day in the Life of a Medical Social Worker


Medical Social Workers (MSWs) provide care to patients and their families by addressing the psychological, emotional, social, economic and physical impact that their medical condition(s) have on their lives.

MSWs provide counselling support, crisis intervention, financial assistance, as well as care arrangements and support for caregivers. They are also involved in Advanced Care Planning (ACP), which is the process of delegating decision making for future care treatments when one is no longer able to do so due to illness.  

How to become a Medical Social Worker?

To practise a Medical Social Worker, you will require these qualifications:

Interested to join us as a Medical Social Worker?

Find out more about the Medical Social Workers working in our institutions and the work that they do by clicking on the links below:

Apart from the institutions listed above, we also have Medical Social Worker based at Alexandra Hospital (AH).

Healthcare Scholarships & Sponsorships 

For more information on the different healthcare scholarships and sponsorships available, click on the links below: 

Other Useful Links / Resources


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