Monday, November 29, 2010

Health Ministry To Reduce The Long Queue Of Heart Patients In Colombo National Hospital

Health Minister Maithrepala Sirisena has said today that to reduce the long queue of Heart Patients waiting list at the Colombo National Hospital some patients in the list are transferred to Karapitiya (in Southern Province) and Sri Jayawardenapura (Colombo suburbs) Hospitals for heart surgery.

Addressing a Press Briefing at the Health Ministry this noon He also said that will take necessary action to improve the space of Cardio-Thoracic Unit in Colombo National Hospital with building a new Surgical Unit for the benefit of Heart Patients who are in the waiting list.Although the Surgical Facilities available in the Cardio Thoracic Unit is adequate  due to the large number of Heart Patients registered every month at the Hospital made a huge queue he stressed.

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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-50032170