Enforcement Actions for Breaches of Regulatory Requirements

List of enforcement actions taken by MOH under the PHMCA, MRA and DRA

29 Sep 2023

Background 

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is committed to ensuring that the public receives safe, affordable, accessible and good quality healthcare. 

MOH monitors and acts on complaints against both unlicensed and licensed healthcare institutions and practitioners of breaches of our regulatory requirements, such as those under the Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act (PHMCA) or registration under the Medical Registration Act (MRA) or Dental Registration Act (DRA). 

The healthcare institutions and practitioners against whom MOH has recently taken enforcement action are listed below. The duration a healthcare institution or practitioner remains on the list varies based on the type of offence committed. This list will be updated periodically. 


 

Enforcement action taken under the Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act (PHMCA)

The list below comprises:

  1. Healthcare service providers whose PHMCA licences have been suspended or revoked, and/or on whom criminal penalties (e.g. a fine and/or an imprisonment term) have been imposed for breach of the PHMCA;
  2. Persons on whom criminal penalties (e.g. a fine and/or an imprisonment term) have been imposed for providing healthcare services without PHMCA licences.
S/N Name Address Reason(s) for Licence Suspension/Revocation, and/or Conviction Date of Licence Suspension/Revocation, or Conviction
1 Ng Yan Hee/Mount E Medical Specialist Centre Pte. Ltd. 160 Robinson Road #05-12 SBF Centre, Singapore 068914 Use of the name “Medical Specialist Centre” without prior approval from the Director of Medical Services and the premise is not licensed under the PHMCR. 03 Nov 2021
2 Li Li/Mount E Medical Specialist Centre Pte. Ltd. 160 Robinson Road #05-12 SBF Centre, Singapore 068914 Use of the name "Medical Specialist Centre" without prior approval from the Director of Medical Services and the premise is not licensed under the PHMCR. 21 Apr 2022

Last Updated on 05 Sep 2023

Enforcement action taken under the Medical Registration Act (MRA) and Dental Registration Act (DRA)

The list below includes persons on whom criminal penalties (e.g. a fine and/or an imprisonment term) have been imposed for providing professional healthcare services without being duly registered with the relevant Professional Boards.

S/N Name Reason(s) for Conviction Date of Conviction
1 Duong Bang Anh/K Beauty Practising Medicine (aesthetic injections) without being registered as a medical practitioner 23 Sep 2021
2 Tiers Marie Practising Medicine (aesthetic injections) without being registered as a medical practitioner 29 Apr 2022
3 Phan Tuyet Lan Practising Medicine (aesthetic injections) without being registered as a medical practitioner 21 Jul 2022
4 Pham Thi Phuong Quynh Practising Medicine (aesthetic injections) without being registered as a medical practitioner 23 Aug 2022
5 Yang Huimin Practising Medicine (aesthetic injections) without being registered as a medical practitioner 14 Sep 2022
6 Tan Kar Qi Practising Medicine (aesthetic injections) without being registered as a medical practitioner 11 Oct 2022
7 Ng Sook Yee Practising Medicine (aesthetic injections) without being registered as a medical practitioner 19 Oct 2022
8 Joyce Loi Pei Chueng Practising Medicine (aesthetic injections and threadlift) without being registered as a medical practitioner 16 Nov 2022
9 Teo See Ling Unauthorised person acting as a medical practitioner 25 Apr 2023
10 Lin Haixia Unauthorised person acting as a medical practitioner 01 May 2023
11 Ubaidah Nuruljannah Binti Abdullah / Instagram: “gigi_chantek” Practice of dentistry by an unauthorised person 11 May 2023
12 Sheena Wong Xiu Wen / Instagram: “xw_aesthetics” Unauthorised person acting as a medical practitioner 24 May 2023
13 Zhang Huiyu Practice of dentistry by an unauthorised person 04 Jun 2023
14 Nguyen Thi Phuong Huyen Unauthorised person acting as a medical practitioner 05 Jun 2023

Last Updated on 14 Sep 2023



Resources and Feedback

We advise members of the public to check the following lists to verify if a healthcare service provider or professional is licensed/registered before seeking any medical or dental services:

  1. Healthcare Institution (HCI) Directory for a list of licensed healthcare service providers in Singapore.
  2. Singapore Medical Council (SMC) website for a list of registered medical practitioners.
  3. Singapore Dental Council (SDC) website for a list of registered dental practitioners.

For any clarifications, enquiries, or to report unlicensed or non-compliant healthcare service providers and practitioners, please use this link.