Vision and Mission

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

LCPC Mission: To implement and incubate high quality research and education projects that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of those affected by a life limiting illness.


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).