Medical Journey

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MEDICAL CHECK UP

Kindly find the following general instructions for your reference and further action:

  • Please bring along your ID card or passport for the registration
  • Get enough sleep, at least 6 hours prior to the check-up. Lack of sleep may cause abnormal results such as blood pressure, heart beat& body temperature. The physician may not be able to assess if any change is a real abnormality
  • Do not eat or drink at least 6 to 8 hours prior to the check-up. Water, however may be freely taken to avoid dehydration effects on blood sugar & cholesterol test in the program
  • Hypertension medicine can be taken prior to your visit
  • Urine samples will be collected on the day of examination

# For female applicant only: please postpone your medical examination during your menstruation

  • Please wear clothing allowing access to upper arm
  • Should you have any chronic illnesses or other health issues, please bring along any test results or medical report with you to assist in diagnosis;
  • If pregnant, please inform the Customer Service upon registration to cancel the x-ray
  • Please refrain from applying any make-up i.e. eye shadow as this will hinder the medical examination. 
  • For female applicants: Please wear two-piece entire
  • If you have a pre-existing medical condition, please bring along any test results or reports you have for the doctor to review.

If you are scheduled to perform a Stress Test:

  • Please bring your sport/jogging shoes
  • Should you need to consume any food before a stress test, please have a light snack and avoid any fatty foods, caffeine and alcohol
  • If you are under-going treatment or taking medication for any medical or physical condition, please notify the nurse in advance
  • If you are suffering any chest pain or breathing difficulty, please notify the nurse in advance

 If you are scheduled to perform a Ultrasound Abdomen:

  • Ultrasound Abdomen and Pelvis required full bladder. However, you are advised not to keep your bladder full until the instruction given by Imaging Department or Radiographer.

If you are scheduled to perform a Mammogram:

  • You are recommended to schedule your appointment 5-10 days after menstruation
  • Please do not apply any powder, perfume or deodorant on your chest area
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing that is easy to remove i.e. baggy t-shirt or tops with front buttons instead of zippers behind

 

If you are scheduled for a Pap Smear Test:

  • Two days prior to the test date – please avoid douching or using vaginal medication or any form of spermicide, tampons and any vaginal creams unless instructed by a doctor
  • Please also avoid having any sexual intercourse / copulation
  • All the above-mentioned could wash away or conceal abnormal cells which would hinder / obstruct an accurate testing

If you are having Colonoscopy included into your package:

  • Please inform us when you would like to have the test so as we may arrange an appointment for you;
  • Kindly be informed that you will require two days of preparation prior to undertaking the test;
  • You will also require two packages of Fortrans to clean your bowls a day before the test
  • You may obtain the Fleet from us directly – please advise us when so as we may arrange for it from the Specialist Clinic. It will be chargeable if the colonoscopy test is not entitled under our Life Care membership
  • If you were to purchase the Fleet directly from the Specialist Clinic – it would be chargeable

What to expect?

  • Your health screening will take Half Day to One Day, depending on the type of test you are doing, with Same Day Result and Same Day Doctor & Dietitian Consultation of your reports
  • You may reschedule your Doctor & Dietitian Consultation to another day if you wish to do so
  • Be punctual for your appointment