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Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children

Dr. Denister De Silva Mawatha,
Colombo 08, Sri Lanka.

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Head of the Organization

Hospital Director
Dr. W.K.Wickremasinghe

Contact :
011 2691521

Contact Person

Ms. H.P.K.P. Kumari
Designation : Public Management Assistant
Tel : 011 2693711 ext 307

General Information

Telephones : 011 2693711, 011 2693712
Fax Nos : 011 2686859
Email :
Website :

Other Office Details:

Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children is the largest public free of charge Pediatric Hospital in the World. It serves as the national referral centre for pediatric care for Sri Lanka. It also serves as local hospital for the population in and around Colombo city for minor ailments.

This hospital has 901 beds and it treats children below 12 years of age from all over the country. It has all supportive services required to provide quality patient care.

The total number staff is over 2000 staff members. The medical staff consists of nearly 70 consultants and nearly 300 Medical Officers. They are organized as medical teams headed by permanent senior consultants who have international experience in that particular specialty. Nursing staff consists of nearly 700 Nursing Officers and are organized as teams in line the organization of Doctors.

Currently, LRH is headed by a Director who also is a certified consultant in medical administration. He is supported by Hospital Secretary, Deputy Director Finance and Chief Special Grade Nursing officer.

Our Vision

To make LRH the best Health Care Center for Children in the South Asia within this decade

Our Mission

Provision of consumer oriented comprehensive, best quality healthcare for the children of Sri Lanka at all times through a motivated, efficient, trained team of health staff to the maximum satisfaction of all care seekers and to train undergraduates, post graduates and other health personnel in child care effectively.

Services Offered:

dot   Accident and animal bite casualty care for children
dot   Out patient medical and surgical care for children
dot   අන්තරාසර්ග හා දියවැඩියා
dot   General medical care for children
dot   General surgical care for children
dot   Heart (cardiology) care for children
dot   Eye (Opthalmology) care for children
dot   Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) care for children
dot   Skin (dermatology) care for children
dot   Neurology care for children
dot   Kidney (nephrology) care for children
dot   Orthopaedic care for children
dot   Child Guidance / Psychiatric care for children
dot   Rheumatological care for children
dot   Cardiothoracic surgical care for children
dot   Plastic surgical care for children
dot   Cancer (oncological) care for children
dot   Dental care for children
dot   Child Immunization service
dot   Occupational Therapy service for children
dot   Physiotherapy service for children
dot   Language and speech therapy service for children

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