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Tampines Polyclinic officially reopens after revamp

The largest Family Physician Clinic is based here at Singhealth's Tampines Polyclinic, which re-opened for business on Wednesday after a five-month revamp. -- ST PHOTO: RACHEL TAN
The largest Family Physician Clinic is based here at Singhealth's Tampines Polyclinic, which re-opened for business on Wednesday after a five-month revamp. -- ST PHOTO: RACHEL TAN
Consultation room numbers are now larger, to improve visibility, at Singhealth's Tampines Polyclinic, which re-opened for business on Wednesday after a five-month revamp. -- ST PHOTO: RACHEL TAN
Consultation room numbers are now larger, to improve visibility, at Singhealth's Tampines Polyclinic, which re-opened for business on Wednesday after a five-month revamp. -- ST PHOTO: RACHEL TAN
Armrests are provided on all seats, while the elderly have priority seating at Singhealth's Tampines Polyclinic, which re-opened for business on Wednesday after a five-month revamp.-- ST PHOTO: RACHEL TAN
Armrests are provided on all seats, while the elderly have priority seating at Singhealth's Tampines Polyclinic, which re-opened for business on Wednesday after a five-month revamp.-- ST PHOTO: RACHEL TAN

After a five-month revamp, Singhealth's Tampines Polyclinic re-opened for business. The polyclinic now includes age-friendly features and an Integrated Academic Family Medicine Centre.

There is also a room for a physiotherapy sessions and a Health Wellness Clinic, which provides mental health care for mild to moderate anxiety or depression.

To cater to an aging population, the 23-year-old clinic also has added features like low ramps and service counters, handrails along the main corridors and large visual guides and signs.

"The age-friendly features are built to provide our patients easier access to healthcare in a safe and conducive environment," said Dr Paul Goh, clinic director of of the polyclinic. Health Minister, Gan Kim Yong, was the guest-of-honour at the opening.