"You don't stumble upon your heritage.
It's there, just waiting to be explored and shared."

YOUR MEMORIES, OUR HERITAGE

Do you want to be part of the nation’s social history? Share your compelling stories of your experience of Singapore’s public healthcare with us today! As we celebrate 200 years of Singapore’s medical history, we are thrilled to be co-curating the very first edition of The People’s Museum in partnership with Singapore HeritageFest.

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the rural hospital

THE RURAL HOSPITAL

Situated near Changi Village, Changi General Hospital was the only medical institution in the eastern part of the Singapore back in the day.

Submission by: Lo Cher Kuan

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EPAULETTES

Students would first start off with a green stroke on their epaulettes, followed by blue and lastly a red stroke third year. When one graduates, a full nurse will be awarded a fully blue epaulette.

Submission by: Peter Pham Hong Thai

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a nurse
basket weaving

1960
OCCUPATIONAL
THERAPY

Back in the 60s, basket weaving was one of the therapy programmes conducted to improve patients' functional abilities.

Submission by: Tan Tock Seng Hospital

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Nurses' Day Celebration

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Building Model

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Record of Experience

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Changes in Healthcare Landscape

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Evolvement of TCM

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The Rural Hospital

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A Memento

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Professionalism

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Nurses' Classroom

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Experience of Nursing

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View of the old SGH

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To love, care and dignify

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1956 Leave Application

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Basket Weaving

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Diversional Therapy Unit

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Impression of Courage

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No. 34 Kinta Road

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Mobile Swab Team

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Unforgettable Moments

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Full Time Profession

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Staff turned Volunteers

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Old Norris Block

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A Type of Stethoscope

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Letter and Memory Log

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Old Boyer Block

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Marine Parade Polyclinic

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Fond Memories

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Progressive Changes

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