09 November 2017


We, Ruhunu Hospital (Pvt) Ltd – one of the leading private hospitals in the Southern Province opened a new nursing training school in Karapitiya recently with the aim of providing nursing students a platform and a clear path in providing the basic knowledge and training to strive for a professional nursing career.

Ruhunu Hospital College of Nursing was ceremonially declared open on 30th October 2017 under the patronage of the Chairman, and Board of Directors of Ruhunu Hospital.

This nursing training course is a government approved and recognized vocational training course where the students will be guided by a group of highly skilled and professionally trained and experienced lecturers  in government Nursing Training Schools and Medical Institutes. For practical training, they will be sent to the Ruhunu Hospital in Karapitiya.  Simultaneously, English and Computer courses will also be provided to the students to further develop their skills.

The College is also comprised of a comprehensive library and provides students with the opportunity to improve reading experience and knowledge. In addition to that, residential facilities will also be provided for the students coming from remote areas. We also plan to introduce pharmacy, medical laboratory technician, phlebotomy and other paramedical courses in the near future as well.

Mr. Wickramasinghe stated, the initiation of this training institute is to cater to future requirements in rendering a premium quality service. This initiation is one of the many strategies incorporated by the company to develop the healthcare ecosystem in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.