Alexandra Hospital is located in 378 Alexandra Road, Singapore. British Military Hospital was the initial name of Alexandra Hospital. It was an institution that adopted cutting-edge medical technology and was the first hospital in South East Asia to successfully perform limb re-attachment to a patient.
Throughout all of the efforts, the central focus of Alexandra Hospital is providing the highest quality and most compassionate care to the patients. Alexandra Hospital has expanded many of the services and has created new programs to meet the needs of the community and the patients served.
Delivering exceptional patient care is a team effort that would not be possible without the dedication and commitment of the entire staff. The physicians, nurses, employees and volunteers all strive to create a caring environment for the patients with access to the most technologically advanced services. The staffs are welcoming and helpful and the facility is state-of-the-art, convenient and comfortable.
Led by top Specialists and dedicated Nurses, the multidisciplinary team comprises experts in all areas of medical treatment and rehabilitation, including Orthopedics, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Urology, Imaging, and Laboratory Services. By working closely together across all of our medical specialties, Alexandra Hospital can ensure that patients receive the most comprehensive package of care and treatment.
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The Pharmacy Department provides a comprehensive range of pharmaceutical services to the patients at Alexandra Hospital. The principal objective is to provide patient-focused pharmaceutical care in order to achieve definite outcomes that improve patients’ quality of life. The department has a skill mix of pharmacists, pharmaceutical technicians, pharmacy aides, administrative staff, and porters.
Alexandra Hospital has a busy dispensary. The dispensary is responsible for medicines procurement and management, distribution of medicines to wards and clinical areas and non-aseptic (extemporaneous) compounding. In addition, the dispensary provides a limited dispensing service for patients on discharge and for outpatients to ensure seamless pharmaceutical care.
Clinical pharmacists work closely with doctors, nurses and other members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure that patients receive optimal pharmaceutical care while attending the hospital. Clinical pharmacists have a key role in monitoring and reviewing patients and their medications, providing medication counseling where appropriate and liaising with community pharmacy colleagues and GPs to promote seamless pharmaceutical care after discharge.
Medicines Information service strives to optimize patient care through the provision of accurate, up-to-date, unbiased information on medication use to health care professionals within the organization, both in terms of individual patient care, and in the provision of general information on safe use of medicines. Medication Information can be contacted via telephone or via clinical pharmacist or technician.
The imaging department provides a service for patients in the hospital and for patients referred directly from their General Practitioners.
The department is composed of consultant radiologists, sonographers, radiographers and administrative and clerical staff. The staffs have comprehensive experience across a wide range of clinical areas with specialists at radiography and consultant level.
The imaging department has a state of the art digital imaging system which means that the staffs can send reports on patients' scans and x-rays electronically to GPs and other departments in the hospital.
In a hospital lab, the staffs do testing on clinical specimens. A clinical specimen is anything from a patient. Common specimens to test are blood and tissue, but the specimen can be anything — sweat, hair, fingernails. In the lab, the majority of tests are done on blood, urine, tissue, cerebral spinal fluid, or other bodily fluids.
The Laboratory at Alexandra Hospital is divided into separate sections, depending on the technology being used or the specific type of testing being done. Clinical Chemistry concentrates on tests done on the fluid portion of blood, as well as some other bodily fluids. Hematology looks at the cellular components of blood and coagulation involved in clotting. Microbiology deals with infectious diseases, which can include diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, or tuberculosis. The Blood Bank deals with transfusions and Donor Services receives blood from donors to supply the Blood Bank. Phlebotomy collects blood specimens for testing. Histology and Cytology deal with anatomic pathology.
Staffed by pathologists, lab technologists and lab technicians. The lab is in operation 24/7. Aside from being able to cross match units of blood and arrange for blood transfusions, the lab is always ready to accept specimens for culture, cardiac enzymes, drug monitoring, and basic testing such as coagulation testing, complete blood count (CBC), electrolytes, and chemistry assays.
There are lots of different people who work in Alexandra hospitals. Many don't have direct contact with patients, but all are vital for the efficient running of a hospital.
Healthcare practitioners are commonly grouped into health professions. Within each field of expertise, practitioners are often classified according to skill level and skill specialization.
Health professionals are highly skilled workers, in professions that usually require extensive knowledge. This category includes physicians, physician assistants, specialists, dentists, midwives, radiographers, registered nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, optometrists, operating department practitioners and others.
The Department of Psychiatry offers comprehensive mental health services designed to evaluate and treat people with medical and psychological problems, developmental impairments, learning, emotional or behavioral disorders, and/or addiction concerns. Services are available for all ages and in many languages.
People who come here find a world-class team who cares deeply about their health and have a passion for serving those in greatest need. Together, the physicians focus on diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
Services are available in hospital and outpatient settings, including integrated care within CHA Primary Care practices. This helps patients receive care in the most appropriate settings. Alexandra Hospital also has psychiatry emergency care and strong community connections that emphasize prevention and wellness.
Alexandra Hospital strives to meet the special needs of older people, especially those who are frail. The staffs evaluate and treat older people with geriatric syndromes, functional decline and pain.
The facilities available include consultation and treatment rooms, a sick bay for frail older patients who need to lie down and rest while waiting for consultation or admission, and a small gym for Geriatric Rehabilitation.
Alexandra Hospital is supported by various clinical support services located within the hospital. These include laboratory, diagnostic radiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics, care & counseling, and nursing services.
Department of Urology at Alexandra Hospital has long been a leader in clinical practice, education, and research, where the staffs perform complex procedures using robotics, laparoscopy, and endoscopy as part of the extensive, minimally invasive urologic surgery program.
Alexandra Hospital provides state-of-the-art services for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and management of a wide variety of urologic conditions, including genitourinary cancers. The team has been recognized for the depth of knowledge, breadth of experience, and compassion for patients. The physicians are experts in performing open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery; the robotics practice is one of the busiest.
The recruitment of surgeon-scientists in the areas of kidney cancer, bladder cancer, kidney stones, and endourology have resulted in the ability to successfully address diagnostic and treatment challenges at the bench and the bedside. Alexandra Hospital is at the forefront of urologic advances that help patients newly diagnosed with cancers and those seeking comprehensive and integrated preventive men’s healthcare.
The Division of Cardiology at Alexandra Hospital provides comprehensive consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with or at high risk for cardiovascular disease. The hospital focusses on diagnosis, acute and chronic medical management, and preventive services.
The Cardiovascular Center is a clinical collaboration between the Cardiology and Vascular Surgery Department and Radiology Department. It is a robust, multidisciplinary disease center dedicated to the prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with cardiovascular disease. It expands the interventional and diagnostic procedures offered at Alexandra Hospital and provides patients and referring clinicians unparalleled access and customer service.
All Alexandra Hospital cardiologists are board certified or board-eligible and provide elective or urgent consultations as necessary. Diagnostic non-invasive testing includes multiple modes of 30-day and 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiography, exercise, and pharmacologic stress testing with or without radionuclide imaging, and highly developed cardiac ultrasound imaging.
The Division also provides a full range of medical services for the treatment of valvular heart disease, acute and chronic ischemic syndromes, arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, and coronary risk factors, particularly hyperlipidemia. Additional services include pacemaker implantation, anticoagulation and heart failure clinics, and rehabilitative preventive cardiology.
At Alexandra Hospital, commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with the team. Extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols.
Alexandra Hospital has a commitment to its employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.
For more about working for Alexandra Hospital, including a list of open positions and online application tools, visit Alexandra Hospital Careers website: https://xjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/home.aspx?partnerid=26203&siteid=5299.