SEMS ASM 2018 – Toxicology Track

Dear friends,

In collaboration with the Society of Emergency Medicine, the Toxicology Society is running the Toxicology track.
We have lined up exciting program for this event (Track Chair – Dr Mong Rupeng)

Date: Day 2 – 28 January 2018
Time: 1340-1510hrs
Venue: Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

– Detection of Nerve Agents in the Field and ED & Update on Management and Use of Antidotes for Nerve Agent Poisoning
Loke Weng Keong, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
– Abuse and Detection of Novel Psychoactive Substances in Singapore
Yao Yi Ju, Health Sciences Authority, Singapore
– Prescrition medicine abuse
Chan Wui Ling, Singapore
– Use of ECMO in the critically ill poisoned patient
Kenneth Tan, Singapore

Do join us for this event.

Toxicology Case Conference@CGH 8Nov2017

Dear all,
Toxicology Case Presentation (Part of MO teaching Program)
Date: 8th Nov Wed at Lecture Room CGH Training Centre
Time: 1030-1230pm.

Tox cases seen last few months will be presented for discussion.
– Bites and Stings, Corrosive, Irritant, Management of coma, hypotension in poisoning, salicylate poisoning, drug withdrawals.
Nurses, pharmacists, doctors, residents, toxicology related specialty are all welcomed!

Toxicology service teaching program 2017

Hock Heng

The 8th ASIATOX 2018

Date 17-20 June 2018

Venue: Pattaya, Thailand

ASIA Tox 2018

Tox society members who are interested to offer a lecture or other educational activities for this meeting – please contact Dr Ponampalam.

On behalf of Dr Ponampalam

TSS Exco Meeting 19th Oct 2017

The next exco meeting will be on 19th Oct 2017

Venue: HSA board room (Level 2)

Time: 530pm


1. CME talk – Drug of Abuse Epidemiology
2. Confirmation of minutes
3. CME, CPE partnering
5. Tox track SEMS ASM
4. Organisation of Tox Soc Scientific meeting
6. AOB
See you there,
5.30 pm Thurs HSA Boardroom at lvl 2

Toxicology Society of Singapore

Basic Toxicology Clinical Course: 30-31st Aug 2017

This basic clinical toxicology course covers the scope of basic bedside clinical toxicology approach and management.
“Problem Oriented Approach to Differential Diagnoses and Treatment in Clinical Poisoning”

Date: 30-31st August 2017
Venue: Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
FlyerBasic Clinical Toxicology Course 30-31 Aug 2017
Application formApplication form

Approach to emergency toxicology, toxidrome, system based approach to poisoning delivered via lectures, practical simulation sessions
Target audience: Nurses, doctors and other medical practitioners who deal with poisoned or envenomated patients.
Cost: $430
Organized by Dr Greg Cham and the section of Toxicology, College of Emergency Medicine, Academy of Medicine

Toxicology Society AGM 7 Jul 2017

Dear friends,

  1. To approve minutes of last meeting
  2. Treasurer report and verification of the financial statement
  3. APAMT Accounts
  4. Tox Society AGM
  5. Tox Society address
  6. Update on collaboration with SEMS ASM 2018 (Mong RP)

Do let us know if there are other matters you would like to bring up.

Venue: 7 Jul at HSA, 5:30 pm
The meeting will be at L1-1, at level 1 near the counter at the left wing and behind the glass door.

Thank you


Science in the Café

A Promising Radiation Countermeasure for Acute Radiation Syndrome

Thursday, 23 March 2017 at 7pm @ Science Centre Singapore

Professor Vijay K. Singh

Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA

Organized by:

Science Centre Singapore & DSO – National Laboratories

Attendance is free-of-charge but pre-registration is required.
Reservations are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis due to limited seating.
Please make your reservation(s) by replying directly to

Radiation Protectant Lecture by Prof Vijay

HMDP Visiting Expert in Clinical Toxicology

Prof Kent Olson

Date 14th-22nd Nov 2016
The program is sponsored by MOH
There will be a Toxicology Workshop conducted by the Toxicology Expert. The program can be assessed here:
HMDP Clinical Toxicology
Dr Tan Hock Heng
Dr Phua Dong Haur


We will be holding a pre-APAMT conference Hazmat Medical Life Support Course

The course aims to provide education and training for medical, nursing and paramedical staff who may be called upon to respond to Hazmat incidents. It provides a clinical approach to the triage, diagnosis and treatment for Hazmat incident casualties.

APAMT Conference (for those attending APAMT congress)
IMSE registration form (for those not attending APAMT congress)

Date: 17 Nov 2016 (Thurs)
Venue: Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Cost $300 net
This course is the same course conducted at IMSE. Attendees will not need to take a test at the end of the course and will be awarded a certificate of attendance.

Course director: Dr Tan Hock Heng and Dr Jimmy Goh


Dear friends,
I am pleased to announce the next Toxssin meeting on 15 July Friday, at HSA, at 5 pm, which happens to be the AGM too.
The agenda is as follows:
– minutes
– Exco election
– APAMT updates

Please let us know if there are any new issues to raise during the meeting or you could easily text me.

Toxicology Society of Singapore