6 surgery theatres at Gampaha General Hospital closed

Thursday, 08 August 2019 - 8:18


The government medical officers association claims that owing to a failure in the central air conditioning system at the Gampaha district base hospital, 6 operating theatres had to be closed yet again.

The vice chairman of the Gampaha division Dr. Priyantha Shiroman noted that as a result surgeries for a large number of patients on the waiting list had to be halted.

Owing to the same failure in the air conditioning system installed 20 years ago, hospital affairs were disrupted previously as well.

We inquired about the matter from the Director of the Gampaha district base hospital, Dr. Saman Pathirana as well.

He said that they hope to recommence surgeries soon.


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