Ms Xanthe Chua is a Rheumatology Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). Prior to this appointment, she was a Rheumatology Nurse Clinician, providing education and support to patients with rheumatic diseases. In 2014, she played a pivotal role in setting up the Rheumatology Nurse-led Arthritis Clinic in TTSH. She was previously invited to conduct training to Malaysia nurses, imparting them with counselling skills. She had also partnered Ms Susan Oliver in 2018, conducting arthritis counselling workshop for local nurses and allied health professionals.
APN Chua completed her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (University of Sydney) Subsequently, she undertook the Advanced Rheumatology Course under the American College of Rheumatology and a Master’s degree in Nursing (National University of Singapore). She is currently the appointed hospital lead by MOH Singapore, overseeing the APN Internship Program.