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Nursing & Allied Health Education Unit (NAHEU)


The Specialist Diploma in Palliative Care Nursing (SDPCN) is the Division of Cancer Education’s flagship programme, co-run by the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Dover Park Hospice. Since its inception in 2012, over 300 nurses have been trained and equipped with palliative care expertise, increasing the accessibility and standard of palliative care across Singapore.

An Advanced Diploma in Palliative Care Nursing (ADPCN) will be launched in 2024.

Allied Health:

The Department of Pharmacy plays a leading role in the education of pharmacists, allied health professionals, as well as patients and the public. The department offers the following educational programmes:

Programmes ​Target learners Status​
​Pre-registration Pharmacist Training​Pre-registration Pharmacists registered with the Singapore Pharmacy Council ​Ongoing
​Clinical placements for polytechnic students​Students pursuing Pharmaceutical Sciences courses in local polytechnics​Ongoing
​Clinical attachments for Pharmacy Residents​Residents enrolled in the NUS Oncology or Geriatric Residency Programme ​Ongoing
​Clinical attachments for PharmD candidates​Candidates enrolled in the NUS PharmD programmeOngoing​