Following the release of the Report by the Hepatitis C Independent Review Committee appointed by the Ministry of Health, Mr Peter Seah, Chairman, SingHealth Board of Directors, has appointed a Human Resource Panel to examine the roles, responsibilities and actions of key SGH staff, and assess if disciplinary actions need to be taken.
The Panel will be chaired by Ms Euleen Goh, SingHealth Board Director and comprises Ms Yong Ying-I, Permanent Secretary (Public Service Division) and Dr Tan Yew Oo, medical oncologist in private practice.
Mr Seah said: "The SingHealth Board takes a very serious view of the infection outbreak and the issues highlighted by the Independent Review Committee. As the SingHealth management looks at strengthening the system for surveillance, escalation and infection control, it is important for us to draw lessons from this unfortunate event.”
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