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Govt takes over SAITM Hospital on Monday

Govt takes over SAITM Hospital on Monday

The nationalisation of the Dr. Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital will take place at 10.00 am on Monday (17) by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said the Cabinet decided to convert the Neville Fernando Hospital into a teaching hospital under the Government, and appoint an administrative board to oversee the hospital’s functions.

The hospital will treat patients free, while simultaneously offering the option of paying wards as well. (Daily News)

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