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Staff & Departments
Our staff are fully committed to their tasks and have a genuine concern to care compassionately for our patients. Their kind caring for these patients take up a great deal of their energy and emotions. Our staff go through a careful selection process that ensures they have a combination of sound experience, impeccable professional skills, level-headed maturity, as well as a well-grounded passion and determination to excel in the palliative care field.
Hospis Malaysia comprises four core departments which govern all our services and activities.
Finance & General Management
The finance department handles all monetary aspects of the organisation. It is closely supervised by the General Manager, who is also accountable to the Finance & Administration Sub-Committee of the Council. The team ensures that sources of funds are well-managed and also helps to oversee IT support, human resource, and other administrative needs of Hospis Malaysia.
Tham Su Ming
Chai Pek Yeng
Clinical Services Department
This department comprises doctors, nurses, a pharmacist, and an occupational therapist, all of whom work closely with a core group of volunteers. Closely supervised by the Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director, the clinical department work towards providing the best possible care and treatment for patients and their families. Hospis Malaysia’s management strongly encourages the growth and development of its clinical staff and their exposure to more training opportunities and dialogue sessions.This department comprises doctors, nurses, a pharmacist, and an occupational therapist, all of whom work closely with a core group of volunteers.
Dr. Ednin Hamzah
Dr. Sylvia McCarthy
Dr. Lim Zee Nee
Dr. Punitha Krishnan
Yap Wai Mun
Mastura Mohd Rasyid
Ng Lur Chin
Nurul Nadiah Jaafar
Ng San San
Aidah Abdul Hassan Chin
Pang Jo Thien
Education, Training & Research Department
Hospis Malaysia has been recognised as a leading training and education provider of palliative care in Malaysia. Our name has surfaced among other palliative care international organisations, mainly through our collaboration with the Asia Pacific Hospice & Palliative Care Network (APHN). The department works closely with facilitators and experts from across the world to train and teach healthcare professionals in Malaysia and around the region.
Communication & Fundraising Department
The communications team work to ensure and maintain a steady inflow of funds and hold the primary responsibility of organising fundraising events. The Communications & Fundraising Department continuously engage with the media and is in charge of the publication of and circulation of literature on Hospis Malaysia and palliative care. The communications team play an active role in creating awareness of palliative care among the Malaysian public through awareness events, social media engagement and through the regular publication of our newsletter, Berita Hospis.
Hong Kai Lee
The administration team ensures that medical equipment is well-managed and maintained and also helps to oversee other administrative needs of Hospis Malaysia.