The acting Director of the Maha Modara Hospital Dr.Rukshan Bellana has been appointed as the Deputy Director of the hospital.
The Health Ministry stated that the Director of the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital Dr.Priyani Senadheera was appointed as the acting Director of the Maha Modara Hospital today.
When we spoke to Dr.Priyani Senadheera, she stated that she hopes to carry out activities at the Maha Modara hospital in a proper manner.
Meanwhile, hospital sources indicated that there is a shortage of syringes at the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital.
Sources also indicated that patients who are admitted to the hospital have to purchase syringes from private pharmacies.
However, when we spoke to Director of the Medical Supplies Unit Dr.Kamal Jayasinghe he stated that there is no shortage of syringes at the Anuradhapura Hospital.