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Free Clinic


Relieving the Suffering of the Sick and Needy

The Tzu Chi Free Clinic was first established in 2004 in Chinatown, marking a historic milestone for Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu-Chi Foundation (Singapore)’s Mission of Medicine. It primarily served elderly residents living in the vicinity and the Foundation’s long-term aid beneficiaries. With the return of the Foundation’s former premises in Chinatown to its owner in 2007, the clinic temporarily ceased operations.

Through the support and assistance of the Ministry of Health, an MP for the Tanjong Pagar GRC, and the Radin Mas grassroots organisation, the clinic found a new home in Redhill in 2008. Occupying an area of nearly 5,000 square feet, the spacious and well-equipped modern clinic is replete with consultation rooms, dental treatment rooms, health examination rooms, a mini operating theatre, an X-ray room, and a meeting room.

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After its relocation, the Tzu Chi Free Clinic resumed operations on 1st November 2008. It provides free Internal Medicine, Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and dental services mainly to seniors living alone, low-income households, Tzu Chi’s aid beneficiaries as well as migrant workers. The TCM section of the clinic is opened to the public and provides free clinical services, such as consultation and acupuncture treatment, which are very popular among the many senior citizens living in the Redhill area.

In view of the greying population, Tzu Chi will launch another TCM free clinic in Khatib on 29th September 2019, with the support and assistance of the Nee Soon South Constituency. The launch ceremony will be officiated by MP for Nee Soon GRC, Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah, and Minister for Law and Home Affairs, Mr K. Shanmugam. Besides providing basic TCM clinical services, the clinic also features holistic services that serve to prevent diseases and improve people’s health. These services include “La Jin”(stretching therapy), dietetic therapy, and health education to encourage healthy living. In particular, patients may learn the “La Jin” (stretching) exercises from our TCM personnel and do them at home to keep fit.

Located in the community and easily accessible by public transport, the two free clinics also conduct various health talks that promote and encourage an active and healthy lifestyle.

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Tzu Chi Free Clinic (Singapore)

Address: Blk 90 Redhill Close #01-400, Singapore 150090
Tel: (65) 6475 8812
Email: fctcm@tzuchi.org.sg

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Buddhist Tzu Chi Traditional Chinese Medicine Free Clinic (Khatib)

Address: Blk 812 Yishun Ring Road #01-4155, Singapore 760812
Tel: (65) 6235 4916
Email: kt_fctcm@tzuchi.org.sg

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Primary Medical (GP) Services (Redhill)

Medical Consultation Hours

Every Sunday
9am  12pm
(Registration closes at 11.30am)


For enquiries & appointment:

Every Monday to Friday
9am  12.30pm
1.30pm  5pm

Tel: (65) 6479 5974
Email: freeclinic@tzuchi.org.sg

Eligibility

  • Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) card holders
  • Public Assistance Card or Community Medical Benefits Card holders
  • NKF Medical Card holders
  • Special Pass holders referred from Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME)
  • Selected Tzu Chi Foundation aid recipients
  • Individuals with household monthly income per capita of S$1,500 or below (Singapore citizens without CHAS, PRs)
    **Patient is required to show payslips of all family members at registration.
  • Long-Term Visit Pass holders with validity of stay of 1 year or less
  • Work permit holders with monthly income of less than S$800
    **Patient is required to show his/her monthly payslips at registration.

 

Dental Services (Redhill)

(Available by appointment only, after financial assessment)

Dental Consultation Hours

Every Monday to Friday
9am  12.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

Every Sunday
9am  12pm


For enquiries & appointment:

Every Monday to Friday
9am  12.30pm
1.30pm  5pm

Tel: (65) 6479 5974
Email: 
freeclinic@tzuchi.org.sg

Eligibility

  • Blue Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) card holders
  • Family members of Blue CHAS Card Holder (for PRs / Long-Term Visit Pass holders)
  • Pioneer Generation card holders
  • Individuals above the age of 18, with total monthly household income of less than S$2000. For patient living alone, total monthly income shall not exceed S$800.
    **Patient is required to show his/her monthly payslips at registration.
  • Patients referred by our community partners or other external organization
  • Needy patients referred from our free clinics / charity department

 

Traditional Chinese Medical Services (Redhill & Khatib)

(Patients are encouraged to make appointments before visiting)

Redhill

Opening Hours

Every Monday to Friday
9am  12pm
(Registration closes at 11am),
1.30pm  5pm
(Registration closes at 4pm)

Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays


For enquiries & appointment:

Every Monday to Friday
9.30am  12.30pm
1.30pm  5pm

Tel: (65) 6475 8812
Email: rh_fctcm@tzuchi.org.sg

Eligibility

Singapore citizens, PRs, and Work / Student / Long-term Visit Pass holders only

 

Services

Consultation, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Cupping

 

Khatib

Consultation Hours

Every Monday to Friday
9am  12pm
(Registration closes at 11am),
1.30pm  5pm
(Registration closes at 4pm)

Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays


For enquiries & appointment:

Every Monday to Friday
9am  12pm
1.30pm  5pm

Tel: (65) 6235 4916
Email: kt_fctcm@tzuchi.org.sg

Eligibility

Singapore citizens, PRs, and Work / Student / Long-term Visit Pass holders only

 

Services

Consultation, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Cupping, Lajin (stretching), Dietetic Therapy, Health Education

 


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