Melvin Yong on Healthcare Services Bill

January 2020

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Melvin Yong on Healthcare Services Bill

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MP Melvin Yong voiced support for the Healthcare Services Bill, which seeks to strengthen governance in the healthcare sector to ensure better patient safety and care. Speaking in Parliament on Monday (Jan 6), he lauded the flexibility of the new licensing framework and regulation of new services. He suggested regulating the mental health industry as an allied health service under a sandbox regime. He also sought clarifications on the Bill.