An institution which treats patient with specially trained staff and equipment is known as hospital. Hospitals are categorized as National Hospital, Provincial General Hospital, Teaching Hospitals, District General Hospital, Base Hospital Type A B, Divisional Hospital Type A B C and Primary Medical Care Unit In Sri Lanka, depending on the treatment and facilities provided to the patients. In Sri Lanka there are 18 District General hospitals and Gampaha District general hospital is one of them.
A district hospital treats the patient who belongs around the region with necessary urgent facilities. Here the district hospital is capable of treating or caring a patient for intensive or long term depending on patient’s condition.Gampaha district general hospital is located in the western Province of Sri Lanka and addressed as Ja Ela-Ekala-Gampaha-Yakkala Highway. Contact number 0332222261, also available for clarify one’s need regarding the hospital treatment and services. Gampaha district general hospital is under the Western Province Provincial council, Ministry of health.Out Patient Department, Operation theatre, Intensive Care Unit, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Blood Bank, Dental, Physiotherapy, Ambulance service, Speech & Language therapy units and services are available here. Also examinations such as ECG, Echocardiogram, Exercise ECG, X – ray, Ultrasound scans, Endoscopy, Biopsy are available. Gampaha District General Hospital plays an important role in contributing a healthier nation.