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District General Hospital Polonnaruwa

DGH Polonnaruwa

Name of institution District General Hospital-Polonnaruwa
Hospital Type/Category District General Hospital
Address and Contact Numbers District General Hospital - Polonnaruwa
Medical Superintendent (+94) 027-2223095
(+94) 027-2223096
General (+94) 027-2222384
(+94) 027-2222261
(+94) 027-2225779
Fax (+94) 027-2225780
(+94) 027-2225334
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Present Status of DGH Polonnaruwa

District General Hospital, Polonnaruwa was brought under the Line Ministry in July 2010. Hospital now has 22 wards and 46 units altogether. In addition to basic specialties including Anaesthesiology it provides specialized care in Orthopaedics, Eye, ENT, Cardiology, Dermatology, Rheumatology, Nephrology and Mental Health and also specialized services namely Radiology, Haematology, Microbiology and Histo-Pathology. Preliminary Care unit caters to medical casualties. After a barron period of almost three decades development of hospital started with a room, three storied Administrative and OPD/Clinic building was opened in 2010. Three storied surgical ward complex was opened in 2011.

Renovation started with Eye ward, male & female nursing quarters and consultant quarters. Four storied medical ward complex, three storied laboratory, two storied new nursing quarters, addition of 2nd floor to existing female nursing quarters, addition to two units to existing consultant quarters was started and have been completed except for medical ward complex. PCU was commissioned and complete renovation of Special Care Baby Unit was done. Dilapidation of Orthopaedic clinic building and Dental OPD was prevented with construction of a roof over both buildings. Operation theatres were strengthened with total renovation of main surgical theatre and with commissioning of a brand new twin modular theatre. Parking facilities for doctors were improved with a new vehicle park. Extension of canteen was done to improve food hygiene for staff and general public. The drugs store was developed with installation of a cold room and the mortuary added six more coolers to increase body storage. Entire network of drains was renovated to prevent flooding of wards. Isolation ward has been temporally transformed into the Nephrology unit.

Equipments worth Rs.150 million were received during 2011/12 which included a Laparoscope. worth Rs.18 million A 16 slice CT scanner was received from Red cross society. Fuel of vehicles and transportation was strengthened with addition of new lorry, double cab , a van and a Lorry with cold room to transport pharmaceuticals. Total strength of staff increased to 1265 with all selected specialties functioning under 25 Specialists, 144 Grade Medical Officers.Nursing and Health Assistant cadres were developed to have 462 and 434 respectively.

Performance of DGH Polonnaruwa

2009

2010

2011

2012

OPD attendance

146927

202916

276551

292063

Clinic attendance

121192

223169

196176

223849

No. of transfers received

5522

5455

5072

No. of transfers sent

1551

1543

1011

In ward admissions

64960

68857

71890

80222

Major surgeries performed

4294

4371

2570

6173

Minor surgeries performed

10152

8464

13153

13704

Number of NVD

4707

4793

4589

4384

Number of LSCS

1908

1800

2162

2318

Other deliveries

129

218

221

192

Live births

6858

6908

7012

6935

Still births

37

59

37

36

No. of biochemical investigations performed

152169

181295

185561

200665

No. of haematological tests performed

90854

73257

78640

88265

No. of X rays taken

40000

40836

43182

58840

No. of CT scans taken

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416*

7201

Other special investigations

(eg; USS,UGIE,Colonoscopy)

1176

320

10403

11181

* CT Scan commenced on November 2011

Consultants of DGH Polonnaruwa

Dr. K.P.C.Pushpakumara ( Consultant Paediatrician ),

Dr. ( Mrs. ) H.S. Jayasingha ( Consultant Paediatrician ),

Dr. ( Mrs. ) E.M.R.Edirisooriya ( Consultant Paediatrician ),

Dr. B.G.S.B.Bowaththage (Consultant Physician ),

Dr.M.Murugamoorthi (Consultant Physician ),

Dr. R.Ramesh (Consultant Physician)

Dr. E.H.C.K.Bandara (Consultant Nephrologist),

Dr. ( Mrs. )U.A.D.D.Munidasa ( Consultant Dermatologist ),

Dr. Sampath Athukorala ( Consultant Cardiologist ),

Dr.Nandika Harischandra( Consultant Chest Physician)

Dr. W.M.A.P.B.Walisundara ( Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist ),

Dr. W.S.B.I.Thissera ( Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist ),

Dr. Haritha Darmakerthi ( Consultant Anesthetist ),

Dr. W.A.K.Weerawardhana ( Consultant Surgeon ),

Dr. K.M.N.Kulasekara ( Consultant Surgeon ),

Dr. K.G.Karunaratna ( Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon ),

Dr. K.R.Dayawansa ( Consultant Ophthalmologist ),

Dr. (Mrs.)D.D.N.P.Jayasekara ( Consultant ENT Surgeon ),

Dr. Y.S.Mohomed ( Consultant OMF Surgeon ),

Dr. R.J.K.S.Wijebandara ( Consultant Radiologist ),

Dr. H.M.W.H.Hangilipola ( Consultant Radiologist ),

Dr. ( Mrs. ) R.M.J.K.Disanayaka ( Consultant Pathologist ),

Dr. ( Mrs. ) B.K.R.L.Wijerathna( Consultant Haematologist ),

Dr.Dharshana Wickramasinghe ( Consultant Microbiologist ),

Dr.(Mrs.)N. Edirisinghe ( Consultant Psychiatrist ),

Dr. Champika Gunawardhena (Consultant Neurologist)

 


Clinic

Name of the consultant

Clinic days

General Medicine

1.Dr.B.G.S.B.Bowaththage.

Tuesday 10 am-3pm

Thursday 8am-12noon

2.Dr.M.Murugamoorthi

Wednesday 8am-12noon

Friday 8am-12noon

3.Dr.R.Ramesh

(OPD ) Monday to Friday 8am-12noon,2pm-4pm.

Nephrology

Dr. E. H. C. Keerthi Bandara

For Haemodialysis Patients;

Wednesday 8am-12noon

Diabetic patients;

Tuesday 2.30pm-4pm

Other patients;

Friday 8am-12noon

Dermatology

Dr.(Mrs.) U.A.D.D. Munidasa

Monday 2pm-4pm

Wednesday 8am-4pm

Thursday 8am-12noon

Rheumatology

 

Tuesday ,wednasday,Thursday; 8am-4pm

General Surgery

Dr.K.M.M.Kulasekara

Tuesday 8am-12noon

Dr.W.A.K.Weerawardhana

Wednesday 8am-12noon

Ophthalmology

Dr.K.R.Dayawansa

Monday to Friday 8am-12 noon

For Students; Saturday 8am-12 noon

Orthopaedics

Dr.Kaushal Karunaratne

Tuesday 8am-12 noon

Thursday 8am-12 noon

Otolaryngology (ENT)

Dr.(Mrs.)D.D.N.P.Jasyasekara

Tuesday 8am-12 noon

Thursday 8am-12noon

Saturday 8am-12 noon

Paediartics

Dr.K.P.C.Pushpakumara

Wednesday 2pm-4pm

Friday 8am-12noon

Dr.(Mrs.) H.S..Jayasinghe

Tuesday 8am-12noon

Thursday 2pm-4pm

Gynaecology & Obstetrics

Dr.W.M.A.P.B.Walisundara

Antenatal ;Thursday 8am-12noon

Gynaecology;Thursday 2pm-4pm

Dr.W.S.B.I.Thissera

Antenatal;Thursday 8am-12noon

Gynaecology;Friday 2pm-4pm

Neonatology

Dr.(Mrs.) E.M.R.Edirisooriya

Wednesday 8am-12noon

Cardiology

Dr.Sampath Athukorale

Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday, 8am-12noon

O.M.F

Dr.Y.S.Mohommed

Wednesday 10am-3pm

Friday 8am-12 noon

Haematology

Dr.(Mrs.)B.K.R.L.Wijeratne

Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday ; 8am-12noon

Mental Health.

Dr.Nayana Edirisinghe

Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday ; 8am-12 noon

For Students; Friday 8am-12noon.

Respiratory Medicine

Dr.Nandika Harischandra

Tuesday to Friday 8am-4pm

Neurology

Dr.S.A.C.Gunawardhane

Monday to Friday 8am-4pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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