Ampara hospital has won National Quality Awards of 2018 for the performance in healthcare provision. The award will be given this evening at Nelum Pokuna theater by President Maithripala Sirisena.
Ampara hospital is equipped with modern facilities such as CT scanners and about 700 beds, a staff of over 1100 personnel including about 150 doctors, over 20 specialists, over 350 nursing officers.
There are a canteen, agency post office, retail shop, a day-care child center for staff and a circuit bungalow.
Dr. Lankathilaka Jayasinghe who assumed duty as the Director of the hospital in 2000 paved way for these successes starting from implementing S-5 concept.
Ampara Hospital was awarded the international award for the best hospital in the world by US Institute for Health and Productivity Management in 2014.
Ampara Hospital has won about 30 awards such as Asian Pacific Quality Awards, National Productivity Awards, Presidential Awards and National Quality Awards.