Vision and Mission

LCPC Vision: To be the leading academic centre delivering and facilitating palliative care research and education in the region.

Research Mission: To implement and promote innovative high quality research projects that are relevant to policy makers and practitioners and positively impact palliative care delivery both locally and regionally.

Education Mission: To deliver high quality palliative care blended learning educational programs for healthcare professionals at the generalist level to meet the growing palliative care service needs locally and regionally.


The Lien Centre for Palliative Care (LCPC) was established in December 2008 as an academic Centre within Duke-NUS, in collaboration with the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and the Singapore Health Services Group (SingHealth).