24 March 2018

Ruhunu Hospitals (Pvt) Ltd, a pioneer in the Southern Province healthcare opens a new laboratory and channel service in Tangalle providing a wide array of services in laboratory testing.

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 analyzers 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.

With its vision to be the first choice in healthcare and to be a leader in providing high quality, compassionate, patient centered care, the new laboratory aims to provide comprehensive healthcare services assuring complete comfort and care to all categories of people in Tangalle.

Chairman of the Ruhunu Hospital Mr. Deepal Wickramasinghe at the inauguration ceremony stated, “The new Laboratory adds to our growing portfolio of facilities and demonstrates our commitment to provide quality healthcare to residents across Tangalle. This was an opportunity for us to look at the distribution of the population, the demographics, and build a system which we believe best addresses the needs of the community. In the near future we hope to make multiple expansions in health care”

The new Laboratory will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Saturday.

The laboratory facility has a specialized courier service structured specifically for the laboratory sector. The couriers visit every center (twice a day) in the morning and evening between 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m, to collect samples and dispatch the test results. The courier passes through Ambalanthota, Hambantotota, Agunukolapalassa, Padalangala, Middeniya, Weeraketiya, Beliatta, Walasmulla, Hakmana, Kirinda, Puhulwella and Dikwella.

With this new addition, RHD will continue to offer the best quality medical care to a wider section of the population in down south.