Durdans Hospital has been a trusted name in Sri Lankan healthcare for more than seven Decades. Since our foundation in 1945, we have built a reputation for regional leadership in medical excellence and innovation, based on a simple philosophy: that improving the health of our community should be driven by passion as well as compassion. Durdans Hospital offers 260 beds – including 60 in our critical care department – across a range of spacious, modern rooms. We offer the best consultants, specialists and employees, all of whom are dedicated to providing exceptional clinical outcomes and utmost customer satisfaction. With cutting-edge technology, we have evolved into a world-class tertiary care institute. Our facilities include an ultramodern theatre complex comprising eight theatres and state-of-the-art intensive care units (ICUs). We also offer a modern radiology unit, fully equipped physiotherapy unit and two catheterisation laboratories.
Durdans Hospital is also proud to offer the industry-leading Heart Command Centre and Heart Station, supported by the country’s finest cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. With 15 beds and world-class facilities, the centre offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic tests, advanced surgical treatments, cardiac rehabilitation and post-operative counselling. Durdans Hospital proudly employs more than 2,000 dedicated and talented professionals across our departments, all of whom serve customers and their families with empathy and compassion. The team includes 350 specialist consultants, 15 resident consultants and approximately 50 senior medical officers with support provided by highly trained nurses, paramedics and non-medical staff. Durdans Hospital is the first healthcare institution in Sri Lanka to be endorsed by JCI for meeting the Gold Standard in Global Healthcare. In 2014 we were awarded the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world’s leading accreditation organisation, based in the United States of America.
AT THE FOREFRONT OF MEDICAL EXCELLENCE, DEFINING THE FUTURE OF SRI LANKAN HEALTHCARE.
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A military hospital opens to treat British personnel in Ceylon and is the forerunner of the present hospital
In 1945, a group of doctors recognised an opportunity to develop the fledgling healthcare sector as a private enterprise, and took over the former military hospital to establish Ceylon Hospitals Limited.
A special focus was given to maternity care from 1968 when Durdans opened its first maternity care facility as well as an outpatient facility.
The Paediatric Ward, Surgical Ward and Operating Theatre complex was set up.
Radiology services were introduced to the public.
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) was formally established.
The Endoscopy Unit was set up.
The Pathological Laboratory and Blood Bank commenced operations.
Durdans established strategic alliances with the ‘Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre’ in New Delhi which are renowned institutes in the field of Cardiology.
Commenced a five-year remodelling and modernisation program for the hospital.
The Heart Command Centre and Heart Station became operational.
Cardiovascular surgeries, invasive and interventional cardiac procedures commenced.
A formal Emergency Treatment Unit was set up.
The five-year modernisation program of the hospital and the modernisation of the surgical theatre complex was completed.
Ceylon Hospitals Ltd was listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange.
The Neonatal and Dialysis Units were established. The first phase of the expansion project commenced.
Commencement of advanced Cochlear Implant Surgery. Implementation of an ERP system for the Group.
Phase I of the expansion project completed. An Audiology Unit established.
Phase II of the expansion project commenced.
Construction commenced for the new subsidiary Durdans Medical and Surgical Hospital (Pvt) Ltd (Sixth Lane Wing), which was established as a BOI approved entity.
Operations relating to Medical and Surgical Hospital (Pvt) Ltd (Sixth Lane Wing) commenced. A web-based ERP system was successfully implemented.
Durdans Medical and Surgical Hospital (Pvt) Ltd was unveiled to the public and became fully operational.
A quality enhancement project was initiated to obtain international accreditation.
Operations relating to the Diabetes & Endocrinology Centre and Durdans Oral Health Centre commenced.
New technology for the Cardiac Fractional Flow Reserve (CFFR) Measurement System was launched in order to evaluate the inner diameter of a blood vessel. A medical centre was launched in Negombo and a new satellite laboratory launched in Ratnapura.
The Neuro Centre was established.
Became the first hospital in Sri Lanka to be accredited with the Gold Seal of approval by the Joint Commission International (JCI). Two mini laboratories in the districts of Kalutara and Gampaha and three collection centres in Chilaw, Kahatagasdigiliya and Kabathigollawa were opened.
The “Women’s Wellness Centre” was launched. The Phillips Alluraclarity Cardiac and Angiography System with the advanced Ultrasound Phillips EPIQ 7 was installed. Sleep Lab Test services and the Autologusplatelet Rich Plasma Liquid Procedure (A-PRP) were introduced.
Minimally invasive instruments for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) and valve surgeries were introduced.
A ‘Car Park’ project to provide more than 200 parking slots was embarked upon. A satellite laboratory was opened in the Eastern region of Trincomalee. The Medical Intensive Care Unit was refurbished. Establishment of the Dietetic and Nutritional Care Centre as well as enhancing Cosmetic Care Centre and the Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine Unit. Establishment of a dedicated and sophisticated Call Centre equipped with state of the art equipment to support and enhance the level of customer care provided by the hospital.
Revived the Renal Transplant Unit and re-commenced renal transplants. The subsidiary Company Durdans Heart Surgical Centre (Pvt) Ltd was renamed to Durdans Heart Centre (Pvt) Ltd and enhanced its scope of business from heart surgical care to preventive cardiac care services through Heart Station operations. A new 20 bed ward including two Deluxe Rooms and one Grand Suite opened to enhance the bed strength. A state of the art Bone Densitometer (Dexa Scanner), Dental X-ray System, Digital Imaging Plate System and a Mobile X-ray System was introduced to the Radiology Department. Laboratory operations were reaccredited with the ISO 15189:2012 including the Histopathology Unit during the current year, the latter being a first for a hospital.
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