Wish Eligibility

Wish Eligibility

Fulfilling the wish of a patient doesn’t just make a difference to the patient, it makes a lasting impact on their families, and our community.

Who is eligible for a wish?

Anyone aged 19 and above who:

  • has < 12 months prognosis. This includes people whose death is imminent (expected within a few hours or days) and those with:
    • End-stage conditions, for example, organ failure and late-stage cancer
    • General frailty and co-existing conditions that mean they are expected to die within 12 months
    • Conditions that put them at risk of dying from a sudden acute crisis
    • Life-threatening acute conditions caused by sudden catastrophic events
  • Is Singaporean or Permanent Resident
  • Has not received a wish from another organisation

Patient who may be eligible to receive a wish can be referred by:

  • Medical professionals (e.g. doctor, nurse, allied health professional, medical social worker)
  • Potential wish recipient
  • Family members with detailed knowledge of patient’s current condition



Ambulance Wish Singapore is committed to respecting the privacy of patients. Before referring a patient to us, please seek their consent.