Enforcement Actions for Breaches of Regulatory Requirements

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

30 Apr 2020

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

Last Updated on 30 Apr 2020

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 Yu Ying Practicing Medicine (aesthetic injections) without being registered as a medical practitioner. 05 Dec 2018
2 Du Yuan / Du Du Beauty Practicing Dentistry (dental veneer services) without being registered as a dental practitioner. 15 Nov 2019
3 Lee Kum Meng / Du Du Beauty Employing an individual who is not registered as a dental practitioner to perform Dentistry (dental veneer services). 15 Nov 2019
4 Du Qin ./ Du Du Beauty Employing an individual who is not registered as a dental practitioner to perform Dentistry (dental veneer services). 15 Nov 2019
5 Ho Yan Yan / Blancaesthetics.veneers Practicing Dentistry (dental veneer services) without being registered as a dental practitioner. 06 Mar 2020

Last Updated on 30 Apr 2020



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 click here.