How having one regular doc can help improve patient health

Building doctor-patient relationship over long term can ensure continuity of care

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General practitioner Quek Koh Choon often sees familiar faces over the years at work.

"The children I saw years back are now parents themselves and they now bring their children to see me. Their parents are still consulting me," said Dr Quek, 73, who has been practising in Bedok North for about 40 years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 14, 2022, with the headline How having one regular doc can help improve patient health. Subscribe