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Jayewardenepura Hospital to undergo revamp

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi visited the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital on Saturday.
Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi visited the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital on Saturday.

On the instructions of the President, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi visited the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital on Saturday.

The main objective of the visit was to further enhance the patient care services provided by the Jayewardenepura Hospital. The Minister visited the wards of the hospital and observed their conditions.

During the visit, the Minister discussed with the Chairman, Director and other administrative officers of the hospital the existing issues regarding hospital administration, hospital staff issues and trade union issues. The Health Minister observed that to further upgrade the services provided by this hospital, the procedures and administrative procedures of the hospital from its inception to date needed to be changed. The hospital administration and the relevant officials were instructed to submit a report with a new programme. Maj. Gen. Dr. Sanjeewa Munasinghe, Secretary to the Ministry of Health, Dr. Sunil de Alwis, Additional Secretary, Dr. S.D Jayaratne, Chairman of the Hospital, Dr. Ratnasiri A. Hewage, Director of the Hospital and the Chief Nurse were present during the visit.