Ministry of Health

WHAT'S THE POINT OF DENTAL SUBSIDIES IF IT DOESN'T COVER MOST DENTAL PROCEDURES?

Although the Ministry of Health provides subsidies for pioneers like Mr Tan to get treated at private dental clinics, these do not cover specialist periodontic treatment. Dr Ang said the claim amount for gum treatment is equivalent to scaling, which is $40 up to twice a year. Said Mr Tan: “I am angry. What is the point of giving pioneers cheap and good medical and dental care with such long waiting times?”

As to subsidies from the Community Health Assist and Pioneer Generation schemes for poorer patients – there is no subsidy for 11 (the most common) out of the 19 dental procedures for Chas orange card holders.

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MOH: LIST OF CLINICS OPEN DURING CNY

MOH wishes everyone a happy Lunar New Year and a healthy year ahead!

Over 900 clinics will be open during the Lunar New Year public holidays from Friday 27 to Monday 30 January 2017 at various times. If you feel unwell during the festivities, do visit a GP clinic for conditions that are not life-threatening or serious.

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WOMAN FINDS 1 INCH NAIL IN HALF-CUT FISHBALL - STALL OWNER & SUPPLIER UNAPOLOGETIC

Colleague bought YongTauFoo for lunch today from a coffee shop at Queen's Street and saw a horrifying 1 inch nail in a half-cut fishball. When confronted, stall owner claimed that it wasn't his fault as the fishballs were supplied by a supplier named "Ee Hui Food Manufacture Pte Ltd".

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