New Ng Teng Fong Hospital in Jurong on target to be completed by December 2014

From (left) JurongHealth Board member Mr Tan Kian Huay, JurongHealth CEO Mr Foo Hee Jug, Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong, JurongHealth Information Technology Committee member Mr Terence Chan, JurongHealth Board chairman Mr Lim Yong Wah and JurongHea
From (left) JurongHealth Board member Mr Tan Kian Huay, JurongHealth CEO Mr Foo Hee Jug, Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong, JurongHealth Information Technology Committee member Mr Terence Chan, JurongHealth Board chairman Mr Lim Yong Wah and JurongHealth Board member Mr Lim Joo Boon look at a model of the new Ng Teng Fong Hospital after the topping out ceremony held on Jan 20, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
The Ng Teng Fong hospital in Jurong, which is currently under construction,  on Jan 20, 2014. A one-tonne slab of cement was hoisted to the roof of the new Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in Jurong as part of the hospital's topping-out ceremo
The Ng Teng Fong hospital in Jurong, which is currently under construction,  on Jan 20, 2014. A one-tonne slab of cement was hoisted to the roof of the new Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in Jurong as part of the hospital's topping-out ceremony, marking the completion of its structure. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

A one-tonne slab of cement was hoisted to the roof of the new Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in Jurong as part of the hospital's topping-out ceremony, marking the completion of its structure.

The slab bore the well-wishes of more than 4,000 members of the community, and was flagged off by Health Minister Gan Kim Yong on Monday morning. The hospital is on target to be completed by December this year.

One of its key features is its "window for every patient" design, which is intended to improve ventilation and maximise natural light. Patients in the Intensive Care Unit will also have access to an outdoor garden for fresh air.