Diagnostic Services

National Healthcare Group Diagnostics (NHGD) is a business unit of NHG, providing quality laboratory and imaging services at the primary healthcare level. Conveniently located in all NHG Polyclinics, our aim is to provide a one-stop imaging and laboratory services which are accessible, cost-effective, seamless, timely and accurate.  

NHGD offers the following services:

  • Clinical Laboratory (General Laboratory & Panel Laboratory Tests)
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Spirometry
  • General X-ray (Chest, Head & Neck, Upper and Lower Limbs & Trunk)
  • Mammogram
  • Ultrasound (Kidneys, Hepatobiliary System and Pelvis)
  • Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD)

Mammogram Screening

Please make an appointment in advance. 

  • To make a new appointment, please submit your request via our Online Appointment Form 
  • You may reschedule your appointment via the same link at least 3 working days before your appointment.  
  • Alternatively, you may call 6275-6443 (6-ASK-NHGD) for more information. 
  • A doctor’s memorandum is required if you are a foreigner. 


Eligibility for Mammogram


To be eligible for the Screen For Life programme, participant must fulfill the following criteria.   


40 – 49 years old  

50 years and older  

Singaporean or Permanent Resident



Have not gone for mammogram for the last 12 months



Have not gone for mammogram for the last 24 months



Have no breast symptoms such as breast lumps or blood stained nipple discharge



Have not been breastfeeding for the past 6 months



Please consult your family doctor should you experience breast symptoms such as breast lumps or blood stained nipple discharge. 


Medisave Guidelines

Under the Medisave guidelines, participants must fulfill all the criteria below to be eligible for Medisave claim. 

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents 
  • Patients who are eligible to screen under the Screen For Life programme 
  • Aged 50 and above (based on year of birth of patient) 
  • Sufficient Medisave funds under the Medisave 500 scheme 
  • Patients can use their own or their immediate family members’ Medisave for their mammogram screening 


Ultrasound Scans - Preparation Instructions

Please view the preparation instructions for Fasting, Non-Fasting and Pelvis Ultrasound scans prior to your visit.

The instructions in PDF format are available below:

English - Chinese
English - Malay 
English - Tamil    

Commitment to Quality Service

In our continuous quest for quality excellence, NHGD has received international accreditation such as ISO 15189 for medical imaging and medical laboratories. We have also joined efforts with National Healthcare Group Polyclinics to attain the Joint International Commission (Ambulatory Care Standard) accreditation.  

For more information about NHGD’s range of services, please click here


Polyclinics with diagnostic services:

 Ang Mo Kio 
Toa Payoh