Clarify CareShield Life premiums

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, DURING THE DEBATE ON THE WHITE PAPER ON EDLERSHIELD REVIEW COMMITTEE REPORT IN PARLIAMENT ON 10 JULY 2018 Response from Ministry of Health Mr Speaker Sir   I fully support the Motion and I congratulate the committee for doing a very thorough job in its review. There are but a few points which I would like to raise one of which is why is it women have to pay a higher premium for CareShield Life?....

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Shared bicycles, freebie bags and CCTVs

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah, 9-11 July 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Transport (a) what is the notice period required by any shared bicycle operator to give to the LTA when it wants to cease operations; (b) what is the redress for users who have paid deposits for their services; and (c) what assistance can LTA give to these depositors. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for National Development (a) whether he can provide an update on plans for heavy vehicle parking spaces in housing estates;....

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Healthcare Hub of the North

Yishun is the healthcare hub of the North. We have two hospitals and a network of wellness centres and health facilities- see the map to locate the one closest to you. Hospitals and Polyclinics Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Yishun Community Hospital complement each other. KTPH provides general acute care, while YCH helps patients recuperate. KTPH and YCH. (Photo: flickr/ eustaquio. Used under Creative Commons license) They are both “hospitals in gardens”, with thriving rooftop gardens where they grow vegetables for their patients.....

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Fire alarms for rental flats and speeding at Yishun

PQs from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 20 Mar 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Health (a) how many senior citizens currently suffer from incontinence; (b) what is the average cost to treat this illness; and (c) whether the Ministry will consider providing more subsidies for incontinence treatment so as to enable more senior citizens to seek treatment early. Answer 2. Er Dr Lee Bee Wah: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs (a) when will work begin on the installation of smoke and fire alarms for HDB rental flats;....

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