Chey May is Group Chief Patient Officer, National University Health System and her role is to assist the Chief Executive champion a culture of patient and family-centred care and service excellence in NUHS by working closely with the leadership team in each of the NUHS institutions to assess and communicate initiatives and create change at all levels of the organization.
Chey May has more than 34 years’ experience in the social and health sector. She is also active in discussion forums and supportive of professional activities as Vice Chairperson on the Social Work Accreditation and Advisory Board (SWAAB). Chey May has been accredited as the Advance Care Planning (ACP) facilitator, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Master Trainer. She was also the Co-chair of the National Social Work Competency Steering Committee and contributed to the Skills Framework development for Social Services.
Her continuous contribution effort to the society as a Social Work Leader has earned herself the Outstanding Social Workers Award in 2008 and the Commendation Medal, National Day Award in 2011 and National Day Long Service Award in 2017. She is also given a Friend of MSF Award for her contributions to Ministry of Social and Family Development as a Chairperson for Review Board Committee 4 and for the National Social Work Competency Framework.