Carrie Tan on advancing mental health

Ms Carrie Tan (Nee Soon): Mr Speaker, my dear colleagues, I am well aware it has been a long day, and everyone is tired and just as even if your brains and minds are tired, I hope that you will be with me and open your hearts and your spirit to hear what I have to say. I would first like to declare myself and my interest as a self-employed transformative and healing coach. There are three points I wish to highlight about mental health,....

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On chronic disease management programme

Parliamentary Questions filed by Ms Carrie Tan on 6 February 2024 Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for Health (a) how are feedback and requests from the public, medical professionals, and Members of Parliament weighted when considering whether a condition should be included in the Chronic Disease Management Programme (CDMP) to be eligible for treatment subsidies; and (b) whether the Ministry will consider creating an additional category to subsidise treatment costs of non-CDMP conditions such as glaucoma which if left untreated can impair the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living of senior persons.....

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On exploring alternative burial processes to reduce demand on land to build columbaria

Parliamentary Questions filed by Ms Carrie Tan on 7  February 2024 Ms Carrie Tan asked the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (a) whether the Ministry has considered innovative ways to process the remains of those who have passed on so as to reduce the demand for land to build columbaria in the future; and (b) whether approaches such as allowing ash scattering around trees and resizing of urns and niches have been and will be considered.....

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Louis Ng on Criminal Procedure (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill

Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang (Nee Soon): Sir, this Bill will expand the range of sentencing options for serious crimes and improve the criminal court processes. I have three sets of clarifications on the changes to the criminal case disclosure process and on the SPP and SEPP. My first set of clarifications is on the changes to the criminal case disclosure process. Under the Bill, where a documentary exhibit in a case for the prosecution includes an image of an individual’s genital or anal region,....

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