The Paediatric ward is of 100 bed capacity and the ward lay out and the environment is designed to be children friendly. The uniform of the nurses and the wall paintings are different from the other wards to suit the psychology of the sick children. It is fully equipped to cater the different needs of the sick children and fully geared to meet all the pediatric emergencies.

The ward has a spacious play area with TV room for children’s entertainment. Pediatric surgical unit too is housed in this ward.

Present Staffing of the Unit

Professor of Paediatrics
Prof. Deepthi Samarage (Head of the Department)

Consultant Paediatrician
Dr. Sanjaya Kulasinghe

Permanent Medical Officers
Dr.Savithri Kellapatha

Dr. Savindra Samarasekara

Dr. Farah Yoosoof

Dr. Rasika Muthukuda


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