Christina has many years of nursing experience both locally and internationally of which 21 years was in the private sector. She obtained her nursing studies and TESOL from Melbourne. During her employment, she performed the role of a Nursing Director from 2011. She served on 15 specific committee appointed by MOH (Oversight of Healthcare committee) and AIC such as Manpower Committee in the community care sector of the healthcare setting and member of National ACP steering committee.
She received the following awards throughout her nursing career.
- The Intermediate and Long-Term Care (ILTC) excellence Gold Award, October 2014
- The honour ‘Serving Sister of St. John’ from Her Majesty the Queen on 4th January 2012
- The Merit Award from Singapore Medical Association for contribution to the community, 2010
- Nurse’s Merit Award, Ministry of Health,1994
- Nurse’s Merit Award, Thomson Medical Centre, a 120 bedded Women and Children Hospital, 1985
She was inspired to actively drive changes in the healthcare sector, inculcating values and capability building to achieve Service Excellence. Appointed as Associate Trainer for Healthcare Leadership College, 2012-2014 and has facilitated in the delivery of Nursing DIY, a Nursing Leadership Programme. She participated actively in representing Singapore on mission trips to various countries such Israel, Nepal, India, Vietnam, Thailand, China & Mauritius for 25 years and she rendered services in nursing education, wound care, nutrition needs and palliative care in the community. She laid the foundation for End-of-life care in the Nursing Homes. She reads, write and structured changes for improvements, in each organisation. She has written 20 healthcare training programmes for Singapore since 2003.
She performed the role of an internal auditor or Singapore Nurses Association and currently is a member, Board of Director with Sigma Eta Tau International; Upsilon Eta Chapter.