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Ms Long Chey May

Group Chief Patient Officer, National University Health System;
Deputy Chief Allied Health Officer

Ministry of Health, Singapore

Ms Long Chey May is Group Chief Patient Officer at the National University Health System (NUHS), and her role is to assist the Chief Executive in championing a culture of patient and family-centred care and service excellence in NUHS by working closely with the leadership team in each of the NUHS institutions to assess and communicate initiatives and create change at all levels of the organisation.

Ms Long has more than 35 years of experience in the social and health sector. She is a Member of the Social Work Accreditation and Advisory Board (SWAAB). She is Master Trainer for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and was also the Co-chair of the National Social Work Competency Steering Committee and contributed to the Social Service SkillsFuture Tripartite Taskforce (STT) and Skills Framework development for Social Services. Ms Long is also a member of the National Transplant Ethics Panel appointed by the Ministry of Health and a member of two Clinical/Medical Ethics Committee (JurongHealth Campus/Changi General Hospital).  Besides being a member of the Public Guardian Advisory Council, she is also a General Visitor with the Board of Visitors under the Mental Capacity Act since 1 April 2018.

Ms Long is also seconded to the Ministry of Health on a Part Time Professional Scheme (PTPS), as a Deputy Chief Allied Health Officer under the Chief Allied Health Office supporting the Chief Allied Health Officer in overseeing Medical Social Workers (MSW) development initiatives and programmes, as well as other Allied Health Development Projects.  She currently co-chairs the MSW Panel that reviews professional development and training matters for Medical Social Workers.

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