Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital

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Neville Fernando Hospital
SAITM (Pvt) Ltd
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Neville Fernando Hospital.
Geography
Location Malabe, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°54′13″N 79°57′17″E / 6.90361°N 79.95472°E / 6.90361; 79.95472Coordinates: 6°54′13″N 79°57′17″E / 6.90361°N 79.95472°E / 6.90361; 79.95472
Organisation
Care system Private
Funding For-profit hospital
Hospital type Private
Services
Standards Tertiary Care
Emergency department 24 Hrs Emergency services
Beds 210
History
Founded 2013
Links
Website www.nfth.lk

Neville Fernando Hospital (also referred to as Dr Neville Fernando Sri Lanka – Russia Friendship Hospital or NFH) established in 2013 is a hi-tech multi speciality tertiary care teaching hospital. It is also one of the largest private hospital in Sri Lanka with 210 permanent beds and capable of accommodating about 1000 patients a day. It is the teaching hospital to the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) and is the first private teaching hospital in the country as well. NFH is located in Millennium Drive, off Chandrika Kumaratunga Mawatha, Malabe 10115. NFH is a brainchild of its Chairman Dr.Fernando and its main purposes are to provide clinical training facility for the medical students of the SAITM and to provide much sought after high quality private medical care to the Sri Lankan public at an affordable price.

Facilities[edit]

Neville Fernando Hospital offers some of the latest facilities available healthcare. Medical investigations such as computerized tomography (CT scan), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), ultra sound scanning and all the other medical laboratory investigations could be performed at the NFH.

References[edit]

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