DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRICS

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Overview

At Teaching Hospital Kandy, we have created a child- friendly environment where children feel comfortable and supported. Expertly trained Pediatric specialists are dedicated to making the hospital experience positive for both children and their families. Department of Paediatrics - which consists of two paediatric units - delivers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for the entire range of paediatric disorders

In addition to rendering specialized clinical services, Department of Paediatrics also conducts teaching programs for medical undergraduates and postgraduates.

 

Performance

 

Staff

Paediatric Unit A

Inward Care 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Beds 53 53 53 53 53
Admissions 3904 3565 3684 3878 3954
Bed Occupancy ratio 41 38 40 48 48
Average length of stay 2 2 2.1 2.3 2.3
 
Outpatient Care 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Clinic visits (total) 5529 6024 6284 6792 5353
Clinic visits (First) 395 561 554 684 693
Average per clinic 46 49 50 56 45
 

Paediatric Unit A

Beds
WD 01 (Beds 53)

Consultant
Dr. W. M. M. Arambepola

Senior Registrar 1
Registrar 3
Medical Officers 7
Nurses 17
Health Assistants 12

 



Paediatric Unit B

Inward Care 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Beds 57 57 57 57 57
Admissions 3933 3624 3684 3855 3860
Bed Occupancy ratio 44 39 38 45 47
Average length of stay 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.5
 
Outpatient Care 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Clinic visits (total) 4786 4644 4693 5046 5353
Clinic visits (First) 651 576 502 615 693
Average per clinic 39 37 39 41 44

 

 

Paediatric Unit B

Beds
WD 02 (Beds 57)

Consultant
Dr.(Mrs) S. A. Wickramasinghe

Senior Registrar 1
Registrar 3
Medical Officers 6
Nurses 20
Health Assistants 12

 

Milestones / Special Events

   
  

Future Goals

   
  • Capacity building of staff
  • Outreach services
   

 

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