Visitors Board for Angoda Hospital reenacted after 10yrs
May 21, 2010 03:29 pm
The Health Ministry has decided to reenact the Visitors Board
after a lapse of 10 years to report on mentally ill persons sent to the
The Ministry claimed that there were many patients who were
Accordingly the approval of the Visitors Board is required to release patients who recover and due to the absence of the Board for 10 years such patients could not be released.
Hence upon considering the situation Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena has directed to reinstate the Visitors Board immediately, Health Ministry said.