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

Toxicology case conference and Round: 11th May 2016

Toxicology case conference

Date: 11th May 2016 (Wed), Venue: CGH ED conference room

Time: 10am to 12noon

Content: Toxicology cases will be presented by MOs – amphetamine, TCA, salicylate, benzodiazepine, opioids etc

Toxicology round 2

Time: 12noon to 1pm

Cases consulted with toxicology service in Mar and Apr will be discussed.


Regional Toxinology Conference: AMSEM 2016

ASEAN Marine Animals & Snake Envenoming (Poisoning) Management – AMSEM 2016
The 4th International Symposium @ Penang, Malaysia. Date: 28 November to 1 December 2016

For more information: Website and Brochure

Other courses available: Snakebite and Marine envenomation

Toxicology Round 18th Mar 2016

The Toxicology Round is conducted by the Toxicology Service of CGH A&E.
Next Toxicology Round:

  • Date: 18th Mar 2016
  • Time: 10am – 12noon
  • Venue: CGH ED tutorial room
  • Program:

  • Case presentation: cases consulted over the last 3 mths
  • Presentations:
  • 1. When should activated charcoal be administered? – Paul
    2. Cyanide poisoning management update – THH
    3. Why we should try not to intubate a salicylate poisoned patient and what we should do when we must? – KK (recently a case of DNP poisoning was presented during the toxicology symposium and the issue was raised)

    All TSS members are welcome!

    The Toxicology teaching program is attached: Teaching program 2016

Exco meeting 4th Mar 2016

Venue: HSA board room level 2,
Date: 4th Mar 2016 (Friday)
Time: 630pm – 8pm


1. Previous minutes
2. Eurotox 2017 scientific program proposal
3. APAMT 2016 … . Funding /sponsors
4. Any other matters arising.


Hazmat Medical Life Support course 25-26 Feb 2016

The course is completed. Thanks for all your support!

Photos are available for viewing.HMLS Feb 2016

TSS together with SEMS will be holding a pre-SEMS congress Hazmat Medical Life Support Course

Register with SEMS congress
(for those attending SEMS congress)
Register with IMSE

Date: 25, 26 Feb 2016 (Thurs, Fri)
Venue: IMSE – at Bukit Merah
Cost $330 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.