The Out Patient Department delivers first contact care to the care recipients. Services provided ranges from primary care, emergency care and first contact specialist care services..
It is diagnostic speciality which has evolved from neurology. It is mainly focused on recording and clinically interpreting electrical activity from the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles to diagnose disorders of the central and peripheral nerves systems.
Clinical Neurophysiologist is a specialized consultant neurophysician who performs electro diagnostic tests; interpret results in a correct clinical context providing accurate diagnoses.
The National Hospital situated in Colombo in a 32 acre block of land is the largest teaching hospital in Sri Lanka and the final referral centre in the country consisting of 3000 beds. it is the training centre for under graduates and post graduate trainees of the Faculty of Medicine. The nursing training school, Colombo, PBS, and Schools of Radiography, Pharmacy, Cardiograph, physiotherapy and occupational therapy are also affiliated to the National Hospital.
Message from His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena
President Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
The National Hospital of Sri Lanka is truly deserving of this message of felicitation and encouragement on this 150th Anniversary of service to the people of Sri Lanka.