National Heart Centre (NHC) of Singapore is the national referral centre for cardiovascular disease in Singapore. It provides comprehensive preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative cardiac services to local and overseas patients.
National Heart Centre has a 186-bed capacity, with more than 9,000 inpatient admissions annually. Its multi-disciplinary team of professionals carry out approximately 80,000 outpatient consultations, 75,000 cardiac investigative procedures and over 1,700 operations annually.
National Heart Centre, together with its sister institutions under Singapore Health Services (SingHealth), Singapore General Hospital, Singapore National Eye Centre, National Cancer Centre, National Dental Centre (which are all located within Outram Campus), Changi General Hospital, Kandang Kerbau Women's and Children's Hospital, National Neuroscience Centre and eight polyclinics island-wide caters to a complete healthcare needs of the nation.
SingHealth is one of the two public healthcare clusters. It was incorporated on 31 March 2000 after a major re-organisation of the public health services in Singapore.