Founded by the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM) sisters in 1954, Assunta Hospital has always held steadfast to its founding belief of carrying out even the most ordinary actions with extraordinary love.
From our physicians and nurses to our leadership team and professionals in various other fields, one common approach is adopted by all – the holistic care approach. Every member of the Assunta Family encompasses a strong focus on the provision of quality care, patient safety and compassion in everything that we do and for everyone that we provide for. Today, Assunta Hospital continues the long legacy of service through its diverse spectrum ofspecialties and subspecialties.
Harmoniously combining human touch with constant advancements in medical technology has allowed us to continuously serve generations upon generations of families. At Assunta Hospital, we believe that good care involves more than good medicine. That is why our concern for you extends to every part of your stay as advocated by Blessed Assunta – Doing all things for love, even the most ordinary actions.
Wishing you a healthy and happy life, Assunta Hospital was founded by a group of missionaries from the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM) in 1954. Over and beyond its legacy of providing excellent and compassionate care, it remains dedicated to a mission that values the sanctity of life and places the highest priority on treating every individual with dignity, further adding to its uniqueness. From the physicians and nurses to its leadership team and professionals in various other fields, one common approach is adopted by all – the holistic care approach.
This is strongly exemplified in many of the services offered by the hospital. For example, patients and family members looking for comfort and solace through a time of terminal disease, pain and discomfort can look to its trained Pastoral Caregivers to graciously counsel them.
The hospital also has prided itself on providing the utmost in quality, safe and compassion-driven healthcare services which are cost effective to all members of the community regardless of race, colour, creed or gender. This has earned the hospital the trust of generations upon generations of families; further strengthening its mantra of possessing the “Heart and Art of Care”.
MODERN DAY LEGACY – PRESENT DAY
Today, after 56 years, Assunta Hospital continues its commitment of practising good clinical governance, providing high quality and safe healthcare delivery from its modern 344-bed, technologically advanced specialist hospital, empowered with a panel of over 100 commendable specialists, covering a wide range of specialties and subspecialties such as interventional cardiology; orthopaedics; general surgery for both adult and paediatrics; internal medicine, nephrology, urology, ENT, obstetrics and gynaecology.
Assunta Hospital also offers a wide spectrum of services including digital diagnostic imaging through the use of medically advanced diagnostic tools such as the 64 multi-slice Computerized Tomographic (CT) scanner and 1.5 Tesla 32 channel Magnetic Resonance Imager (MRI); minimally invasive and image guided surgery; comprehensive physiotherapy services such as hydrotherapy, musculoskeletal and orthopaedics; hyperbaric oxygen therapy; birthing services for Women and Infants; neonatal care, intensive care; pastoral care; comprehensive laboratory services and a complete scale of services for the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular disease including angiograms, angioplasties, stents, balloons, pacemaker implantations, open heart surgeries. The hospital also has three centres of excellence; Women and Children Centre, Heart & Vascular Centre and a Minimally Invasive and Image Guided Surgery Centre.
In 1961 the Hospital started its first private nursing school in the country – Tun Tan Cheng Lock College of Nursing. Today, the college of nursing is well known for its nursing education and continues to ensure that nursing care is of the highest quality – a service that has become a hallmark to the Assunta Name. The Assunta Nursing Graduates pride themselves in their high professional nursing standards and caring service. They are also very much sought after by both, international and local healthcare organisations.
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