Changi General Hospital, Singapore’s Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department provides 24-hour service for trauma and non-trauma surgical and medical emergencies. We have a multi-disciplinary trauma team to provide one-stop quality care, comprising trauma surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, physiotherapists, medical social workers, pharmacists and nurses.
Changi General Hospital's A&E is supported by 24-hour x-ray and laboratory services and advanced technologies. We are the first hospital in the world to pilot the Mobile Clinical Assistant in an A&E environment. This wireless and highly portable technology enables doctors and nurses to better care for their patients and more effectively manage the hectic workflow in the fast-paced A&E.
The A&E also won the Customer Service award in the Asian Hospital Management Awards 2009 for improving the patient's experience at the A&E.
Our A&E Department handles the following types of emergencies:
- Acute surgical conditions (e.g. acute abdomen, bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
- Medical emergencies (heart attack, stroke, severe asthma, pneumonia, shock, sepsis, etc.)
- Orthopaedic injury
- Sports injuries
- Trauma (minor/major), head injury and fracture
- Paediatric emergencies
- Toxicology / poisoning
- Acute ENT & eye emergencies
- Industrial accidents
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