Nawinna Medicare Hospital sets up laparoscopy unit | Sunday Observer

Nawinna Medicare Hospital sets up laparoscopy unit

8 November, 2020

Nawinna Medicare Hospital (Pvt) Ltd has teamed up with Mediquipment Ltd, to set up a laparoscopy unit at the hospital.

The unit which cost Rs. 20 million carries out minimally invasive procedures to ensure faster recovery to patients by reducing the post-operative hospital stay.

The hospital offers a wide range of laparoscopic services including cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernias, nephrectomy, hysterectomy, myomectomy and diagnostic laparoscopy for gynaecology.

Other services include diagnostic and therapeutic cystoscopy, urological stent insertion and removals, and the removal of prostates.

Managing Director of Nawinna Medicare Hospital, Dr. Sarath Rathnayake said patients can obtain these services at a lower cost compared to other hospitals at this unit.

A spokesman for Mediquipment Limited said, “We are the exclusive distributor in Sri Lanka for an array of prestigious diagnostic, therapeutic and hospital-services equipment manufacturers, basing our reputation and our success on the provision of superlative service to our customers.

We are committed to excellence in medical-engineering solutions, with equipment installed in about every one of the island’s 400 hospitals.”

“We have a service team that is competent, up-to-date and on-call 24/7. All our key services personnel undergo regular skills development programs at our principals’ overseas factories and training facilities. Our own service facility is fully equipped with the test, calibration and repair equipment recommended by our principals.

We also carry an extensive spare parts inventory for equipment supplied by us,” he said.