About Us

About the Library

Welcome to Singapore Hospice Council’s library. Browse our wide range of resources on palliative care and end-of-life care, ranging from self-help books for caregivers, guidelines and recommendations for healthcare professionals, to interactive readings for patients and general public. These are available in English and other languages, where available.

The Council

Established in 1995, Singapore Hospice Council (SHC) is a registered charity and an Institution of a Public Character (IPC). We are an umbrella body representing organisations that actively provide hospice and palliative care in Singapore.

SHC is committed to improving the lives of patients with serious life-threatening illnesses and to giving support to the loved ones of these patients.

What We Do in Singapore

  • Promote hospice and palliative care
  • Advance public understanding
  • Enhance and support efforts in service quality improvement
  • Provide training for multidisciplinary team
  • Act as a collective voice of hospice and palliative care


Quality palliative care for everyone.


Be the collective voice of the palliative care community to advance public understanding and champion for quality palliative care services.