Day 8 of Budget debate: Ministries continue debate on spending plans

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong (left) at the opening of the Ren Ci nursing home at Bukit Batok Street 52 on Jan 22.
Health Minister Gan Kim Yong (left) at the opening of the Ren Ci nursing home at Bukit Batok Street 52 on Jan 22.PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO

SINGAPORE - Parliament on Wednesday (April 13) continues to debate the spending plans of ministries, including the Ministry of Health.

Keeping Singaporeans healthy and the overall sustainability of the healthcare system were issues several MPs raised in Parliament on Tuesday evening at the start of the debate on the Health Ministry's budget.

Other issues that came under the spotlight included long waiting times at polyclinics and specialist outpatient clinics.

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong and other office-holders are expected to address these topics on Wednesday.

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