The Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in Jurong will open its doors to patients on June 30 - six months later than originally scheduled due to construction delays.
With a staff of 3,000, 80 of its 120 outpatient clinic rooms and 365 of its 700 beds will be available.
Health Minister Gan Kim Yong announced the opening date yesterday after a tour of the hospital.
Singapore Civil Defence Force ambulances will start bringing in severely ill patients from Aug 1 and all ambulance patients by early next year.
Two community hospital wards with a total of 76 beds will open on June 30.
These wards will be manned by staff of the Jurong Community Hospital.
This article by The Straits Times was published in MyPaper, a free, bilingual newspaper published by Singapore Press Holdings.