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Dr Yong Woon Chai

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  • Head & Senior Consultant, Supportive & Palliative Care Programme (Cope Better), Alexandra Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Supportive Care & Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Alexandra Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Palliative Care, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore


MBBS (UK), MRCP (UK), M Med (Int Med), FAMS


Palliative Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Supportive & Palliative Care Programme (Cope Better)


Dr Yong Woon Chai is a Senior Consultant in the Division of Palliative Care at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS). She is also Head of the Supportive and Palliative Care Programme at Alexandra Hospital, aimed at championing compassionate care and quality of life for patients receiving palliative care.

She has also served as a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS), as well as a Visiting Consultant at St. Luke's Hospital.

Dr Yong has received advanced training in Geriatric Medicine, followed by Palliative Care Medicine and is dually accredited as a Specialist in Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Medicine. She believes in building stronger bonds with various community partners.

Professional Memberships

  • Member, The Pain Association of Singapore
  • Member, Society for Geriatric Medicine, Singapore

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National University Health System
  • National University Hospital
  • Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Alexandra Hospital
  • Jurong Community Hospital
  • National University Polyclinics
  • Jurong Medical Centre
  • National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
  • NUHS Diagnostics
  • NUHS Pharmacy
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
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