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This programme received the Merit Award in the Supply Chain Category at the Singapore Healthcare Management Congress 2015. It is currently in its third term from July 2014 to June 2017.

The programme was piloted in 2010 by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) in collaboration with SingHealth Group Procurement Office (GPO). A Shared Procurement Group comprising VWO-run Community Care partners such as nursing homes, community hospitals and hospices was formed. Following a successful pilot, the programme was formalised for two years from July 2012 to June 2014. ​

​If you are a participating Community Care partner, the programme can help you achieve cost savings for the following items:

​1. Diapers
2. Milk feeds
3. Wet wipes
4. Dressing sets
5. Catheterisation sets
6. Hand rubs
7. Beds and accessories
​8. Portable air conditioners 
9. Patient mover/transfer equipment
10. Personal protective equipment
11. Air purifiers
12. Uniforms and shoes 
13. Wheelchairs and rehabilitation equipment
14. Minor medical equipment
​15. Ward curtains and linen 
16. Electrical appliances
17. Pharmaceutical refrigerators
18. Specialised and stainless steel trolleys
19. Electrical housekeeping items
20. Bedpan sanitizers and sterilisers
21. Office furniture, printers, copiers and projectors.​

There are also outsourced professional services included under this programme, such as:
Building and maintenance services
Transport services
IT services
Laundry services
Pharmacy services

Currently, there are 33 Community Care partners under the Shared Procurement Programme.

​1. All Saints Home (Hougang)
2. All Saints Home (Tampines)
3. All Saints Home (Yishun)
4. All Saints Home (Jurong East)
5. Apex Harmony Lodge
6. Bethany Methodist Nursing Home
7. Bright Hill Evergreen Home
8. Bright Vision Hospital
9. Dover Park Hospice
10. Grace Lodge
11. Jamiyah Nursing Home
12. Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
​13. Ling Kwang Home for Senior Citizens
14. Lions Home for the Elders (Bedok)
15. Lions Home for the Elders (Bishan)
16. Man Fut Tong Nursing Home
17. Moral Home for the Aged Sick
18. Ren Ci Hospital & Medicare Centre
19. Ren Ci Nursing Home (Bukit Batok)
20. Ren Ci Nursing Home (Moulmein)
21. Singapore Christian Home for the aged
22. Society for the Aged Sick
​23. Sree Narayana Mission Home for the Aged Sick
24. St Joseph's Home
25. St Theresa's Home
26. Villa Francis Home for the Aged
27. Sunshine Welfare Action Mission
28. Tai Pei Social Service
29. Peacehaven Nursing Home
30. St Andrew’s Community Hospital
31. St Andrew’s Nursing Home
32. Vanguard Healthcare (Pearl's Hill)
33. Thye Hua Kwan Nursing Home (Hougang)

​Your organisation is eligible if it is:
  • A VWO registered as a charity under the Charities Act (Cap 37), or a non-profit organisation.
  • Receiving funding from the Ministry of Health (MOH) for the provision of Community Care services.

​To join the programme or for more information, please contact William Loh at​