Goodbye after 34 years for MP Lily Neo's Tanglin Halt Clinic

Jalan Besar GRC MP Lily Neo's iconic clinic, which is in one of Singapore's oldest public housing estates, opened for the last time on Jan 24. The clinic's block will be demolished under the Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme after 2021.
Madam Ang Hong Eng, 83, consulting Jalan Besar GRC MP, Dr Lily Neo, on the last day of the clinic’s operation at Tanglin Halt on Jan 24, 2019.
Madam Ang Hong Eng, 83, consulting Jalan Besar GRC MP, Dr Lily Neo, on the last day of the clinic’s operation at Tanglin Halt on Jan 24, 2019.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
Dr Lily Neo, 65, the well-loved general practitioner and MP of 22 years, will be moving her clinic to the Royal Square Medical Suites at Novena.
Dr Lily Neo, 65, the well-loved general practitioner and MP of 22 years, will be moving her clinic to the Royal Square Medical Suites at Novena.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
Dr Lily Neo speaking to software engineer Manju Somanathan (left, in yellow), 34, and her daughter Keerti, 3, and other patients in her clinic.
Dr Lily Neo speaking to software engineer Manju Somanathan (left, in yellow), 34, and her daughter Keerti, 3, and other patients in her clinic.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - For the past 34 years, Tanglin Halt Clinic - located at the end of a candy-coloured row of shophouses at 39 Tanglin Halt Road - served as a gathering spot for residents.

Aches, pains and other common ailments were tended to by the doctor there. But other worries, such as family or financial concerns, were also soothed.

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