To ensure patients are treated by qualified persons

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE 2ND READING OF THE HEALTHCARE SERVICES BILL IN PARLIAMENT Mr Speaker Sir, With the rise in demand for various healthcare services and the rapidly changing landscape in medicine, it is indeed timely that this Bill is introduced. This is especially with the growing number of elderly persons in our population which would increase the demand for certain services. I note that the Bill would introduce a services-based licensing regime to replace the one that is premises-based licensing.....

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Four Clarifications on Healthcare Services Bill

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Healthcare Services Bill 2019 (Bill No. 37/2019) Introduction  Sir, I stand in support of the Bill. The update is timely. In the 39 years since the Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act was enacted, the healthcare landscape has seen significant changes, including a shift toward digital and online services. At the same time, Singapore faces an ageing population and an increased prevalence of chronic diseases.....

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Increasing oversight on banks

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Banking (Amendment) Bill 2019 (Bill No. 35/2019) Introduction Sir, I stand in support of the Bill. The amendments, which update the Banking Act have been through two rounds of consultations. The MAS has also published a detailed response to feedback received on the proposed amendments. I commend the transparency and rigour of MAS’ consultation process. I am heartened that increasingly we see not just public consultations on Bills but also detailed responses to the feedback received.....

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StanChart Marathon, Mynas in Yishun and Medisave appeals

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 6 Jan 2020 1) To ask the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth with regard to the massive traffic jams caused during the 2019 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon held from 29 November to 1 December 2019 (a) on what grounds have the road closure and diversion plans been approved; (b) whether consideration has been given to the three other major events happening downtown that weekend; and (c) how does the Ministry intend to review and enhance regulations and requirements for such future events.....

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