Go Tsung Shyen Karen
Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)
Manager, Trauma Service, General Surgery
1995 Diploma in Nursing, Nanyang
2000 Bachelor of Nursing, University of
2018 Master in Trauma Science, Queen Mary
University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry,
Trauma Care Management
Karen assumed the role of a Trauma
Coordinator in Tan Tock Seng Hospital in 2003.
Graduated in 1995 from the Nanyang Polytechnic of Singapore, Karen has
gained wide exposure in her nursing career with experiences in various fields
such as Orthopaedic and General Surgery, Medical and Cardiac Care ICU,
Emergency Department and Intensive Care Units of various hospitals in
Singapore. She also attained the Bachelor in Nursing from the University of
Sydney in 2000.
She’s the manager of the Trauma service and
is responsible for the operational, personnel and financial aspects of the
trauma program. She also serves as a
coordinator for the trauma team in monitoring the progress and outcome of
patients from the trauma centre and assist in identifying areas for improvement
in the management of trauma. Karen attained her Master in Trauma Science in
2018 with Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of
Medicine and Dentistry.
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) is the
flagship hospital of the National Healthcare Group and part of Singapore’s
Public Healthcare System. As a pioneering hospital with strong roots in the
community for over 176 years, TTSH is recognised as the People’s Hospital,
serving a resident population of 1.4 Million living in Central Singapore.
Together, with 70 community partners and 80
community health posts, it brings care beyond the hospital into the community
as an integrated care organisation – Central Health.
As one of the largest multi-disciplinary
hospitals in Singapore, TTSH operates more than 1700 beds with centres of
excellence including the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID),
Institute for Geriatrics & Active Ageing (IGA), NHG Eye Institute (NHGEI),
TTSH Rehabilitation Centre, and Ang Mo Kio Specialist Centre (AMKSC).
TTSH’s 600-bed Integrated Care Hub will be
ready in 2023 to provide for subacute care and rehabilitation. As a healthcare
leader in population health, systems innovation, health technologies and
workforce transformation, TTSH hosts Singapore’s largest purpose-built
innovation centre for healthcare - the Ng Teng Fong Centre for Healthcare
Innovation (CHI) and its Co-Learning Network of 37 local and international
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