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Ruhunu Hospital expands to Aluthgama with state-of-the-art laboratory

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Ruhunu Hospital Director C.P. Illeperuma, Director Dr. L. Abeysirigunawardana, Director Rani Kalansooriya and Co-CEO Janith Liyanage seen opening the new laboratory


Ruhunu Hospital Ltd., the leading private healthcare provider in the Southern Province expanded its laboratory services to Aluthgama by opening a state-of-the-art laboratory in order to provide affordable top quality medical services to the people of the area.

The new laboratory was declared open yesterday by Ruhunu Hospital Director C.P. Illeperuma, Director Dr. L. Abeysirigunawardana, Director Ravi Kalansooriya and Co-CEO Janith Liyanage.

The Ruhunu Hospital Diagnostics (RHD) is an integral part of Ruhunu Hospital. Since the launch of RHD, they have built a reputation for accuracy and dependability using some of the most innovative, fast and accurate analysers in the world. In addition, the mobile app provides the patient an opportunity to view the test results. Also the patient will be notified through SMS that the results are ready to be collected.

Ruhunu Hospital Chairman Deepal Wickramasinghe said: “The opening of the new laboratory in Aluthgama is the latest milestone in the ongoing expansion of our laboratory network. Keeping in pace with the evolving healthcare needs of patients of all ages, the new laboratory facility makes personalised healthcare with the support of modern technology easily accessible to the people of Aluthgama.”

The new laboratory will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. The laboratory facility has a specialised courier service structured specifically for the laboratory sector.

The couriers visit every laboratory (twice a day) in the morning and evening between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m., to collect samples and dispatch the test results. The courier route is Pelawaththa, Meegahathenna, Aluthgama, Bentota and Welipenna. 

Ruhunu Hospital was established in 1995 in Karapitiya and has come a long way in its journey of easing patients pains, and it is equipped with all modern facilities and offering its services at affordable prices to patients becoming one of the leading healthcare service providers in the Southern Province.


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