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Awards and Accolades

At NHG, our people go the extra mile in their service and contributions. Their dedication has won them recognition and commendation, both within the group and from the community. 

National Healthcare Group (NHG) was recognised in the following:

91 NHG Development Awards

35 NHG Recognition Awards

  • ​1 NHG Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 3 Distinguished Senior Clinician Awards
  • 3 NHG Distinguished Achievement Awards
  • 6 NHG Outstanding Citizenship Awards
  • 10 NHG Young Achiever Awards
  • 12 Team Recognition Awards

83 National Day Awards (NDA) 2016

  • 1 Public Administration Medal (Bronze)
  • 6 Commendation Medals
  • 11 Efficiency Medals
  • 65 Long Service Medals

1 Minister for Home Affair’s National Day Award (Team) 2016

3 National Medical Excellence Awards 2016

  • ​1 National Outstanding Clinician Award
  • 1 National Outstanding Clinician Educator Award
  • 1 National Clinical Excellence Team Award

3 Distinguished Senior Clinician Awards

3 President’s Award for Nurses 2016

18 Healthcare Humanity Awards (HHA) 2016

  • ​1 HHA Honourable Mention Awardee
  • 17 HHA Winners

16 Nurses’ Merit Awards 2016

Excellence in Public Service Awards 2016

  •  PS21 Star Awards
  • 2 PS21 Star Service Awards

2 Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Awards 2016

2 Promising Social Worker Awards 2016

158 NHG Teaching Excellence Awards 2016

151 In-Service Scholarships (ISS)

36 Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress (SHBC) Scientific Competition Awards 2016

58 NHG Quality Day Awards

20 Quality Improvement Awards

30 Excellence in Action Awards

8 Exemplary Patient & Caregiver Awards

1 Red Ribbon Award

1 National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Clinician Scientist Award

5 National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Research Training Fellowship

2 NHG Clinician-Scientist Career Scheme

1 NHG-NTU Clinician Scientist Fellowship

5 Clinician-Scientist Preparatory Programme

1 National Health IT Excellence Award

1 Special Recognition Award from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

2 2016 Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence from NUH Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

1 Annals, Academy of Medicine Best Publication Award 2016 – Gold

1 International Hospital Federation (IHF) International Award 2016

7 Asian Hospital Management Awards (AHMA) 2016

3 National Healthcare Innovation & Productivity Medals 2016

APEX 2016: Award of Excellence – NHG Corporate Yearbook 2015


Alexandra Health System (AHS) was recognised in the following:

1 Community in Bloom Diamond Award 2016

1 People’s Association Community Spirit Merit Award 2016

1 SCDF Star Customer Award 2016

1 Singapore Good Design Mark 2017

1 Singapore Patient Action Award 2016

  • Singapore Patient Engagement Initiative Award (Team-based)

BioImages Competition 2016

  • Citation of Merit and Medical Education

Award in the Still Media Division

2 Distinguished Senior Clinician Awards 2016

1 Ministry of Health Gold Medal for Professional Conversion Programme

2 Healthcare Humanity Awards (HHA) 2016

1 May Day Comrade of Labour Award 2016

6 Ministry of Health Nurses’ Merit Awards 2016

24 National Day Awards (NDA) 2016

  • 1 Public Service Medal
  • 1 Commendation Medal (Military)
  • 1 Public Administration Medal (Bronze)
  • 1 Public Administration Medal (Bronze) (Military)
  • 1 Commendation Medal
  • 2 Efficiency Medals
  • 17 Long Service Medals

1 National Healthcare Innovation & Productivity Award 2016

  • Best Practice Medal (Workforce Transformation Category)

1 National Medical Excellence Award 2016

  • National Outstanding Clinician Educator Award

1 PS21 Excellence in Public Service Award 2016

  • ​Star Service Award

1 Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Award forvEnrolled Nurses 2016

1 Tan Tock Seng Hospital Achievement Award

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