LEADING the way in the region’s medical tourism scene, Farrer Park Hospital, part of Singapore’s first fully-integrated healthcare-hospitality Connexion complex, made its grand opening yesterday.
Singapore’s minister for health, Gan Kim Yong, officiated the opening ceremony at the complex, sited directly above Farrer Park MRT Station.
Besides the hospital, the US$580 million complex comprises Farrer Park Medical Centre (which houses specialist clinics), Owen Link (a retail and dining strip), and One Farrer Hotel and Spa (a 250-key five-star hotel).
The entire complex boasts plentiful artworks and green spaces, with a total of 700 original art pieces and 15 gardens spaced throughout. One of the gardens, The Farm @ Farrer, grows fruits, vegetables and herbs for use by the hotel kitchens, which also prepares meals for Farrer Park Hospital patients.
Facilities at the hotel include several F&B options, a signature Asian Wellness Spa, swimming pool, and a 700-seater One Farrer Conference Centre.
Free one-hour guided tours of the complex are also given daily from 15.00 at the hotel lobby.