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Ms Sng Qian Wen

Ms Sng Qian Wen

Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Nursing)

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Clinical Appointments

  • Assistant Nurse Clinician Division of Nursing KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Sng Qian Wen obtained her Bachelor of Science (Nursing) (Honours) from the Alice Lee Center for Nursing Studies, NUS and Advanced Diploma in Critical Care Nursing from Nanyang Polytechnic. She has 9 years of nursing experience in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Her areas of interests include nutrition, protocol-based care and quality. Among her accomplishments are four publications in scientific journals and most recently her role in implementing a nurse-led feeding protocol in the PICU. She believes that nurses’ deep involvement in the generation and utilisation of evidence in daily nursing care can result in improved quality of care for patients.


  • Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Critical Care), 2015
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing) (Hons), 2011

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Chairperson, KKH Professional Practice Council (Nursing), 2020 – Present
  • Secretary, KKH Nursing Research Council, 2013 – 2017


  • SingHealth Talent Development Fund (TDF) Award (Research), 2017
  • SingHealth Nursing Awards – Registered Nurse Category, 2016
  • National University Hospital (S) Pte Ltd Award – Advanced Diploma in Critical Care (Nursing), 2016
  • Service Quality Silver Award (Singhealth), 2015
  • Service from the Heart Award (KKH), 2013

Research Interests

  • Enteral Feeding
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Nursing Education
  • Paediatric Intensive Care


  • Sng QW, Ong C, Ang SLL, Kirk AHP, Lee JH. Use of an Electronic Feeds Calorie Calculator in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Pediatric Quality & Safety. 2020 Jan;5(1):e249.
  • Sng, Q. W., Kirk, A. H., Buang, S. N., & Lee, J. H. (2017). The Impact of Ethnic and Cultural Differences on Parental Satisfaction in the PICU. Pediatric Critical Care, 18(4), e167-e175. Medicine. doi:10.1097/pcc.0000000000001095
  • Kirk, A. H. P., Sng, Q. W., Zhang, L. Q., Wong, J. J. M., Puthucheary, J., & Lee, J. H. (2017). Characteristics and Outcomes of Long-Stay Patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. doi:10.1055/s-0037-1601337
  • Sng,Q. W., Taylor, B. J., Zhu, L. & He, H-G (2013). Children’s experiences of their postoperative pain management: a qualitative systematic review. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 11(4), 1 – 66.
  • Sng, Q. W., Taylor, B., Liam, J. LW., Klainin-Yobas, P., Wang, W. & He, H-G. (2013). Postoperative pain management experiences among school-aged children: a qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22(7-8), 958-968.

Research Trials

  • Protein Supplementation versus Standard Feeds in Critically Ill Children: A Dual-Centre Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial, 2020 – current