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SRI LANKA COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS

There are currently over 100 psychiatrists serving in the island. With much effort, at least one psychiatrist is available per district. 

The present status in hospitals

  • 2 psychiatrists in each Teaching and Provincial General Hospitals
  • One psychiatrist in Base A and Base B hospitals

University Psychiatry Units

  • National Hospital of Sri Lanka,  University Psychiatry unit of Faculty of Medicine, Colombo
  • Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children, University Psychiatry unit of Faculty of Medicine, Colombo
  • Colombo South Teaching Hospital, University Psychiatry unit of Faculty of Medical Sciences Sri Jayewardhanapura
  • Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama, University Psychiatry unit of Faculty of Medicine, Ragama
  • Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya, University Psychiatry unit of Faculty of Medicine, Ruhuna
  • Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya, University Psychiatry unit of Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya
  • Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura, University Psychiatry unit of Faculty of Medicine, Rajarata
  • Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, University Psychiatry unit of Faculty of Medicine, Jaffna

 

National Hospital of Mental Health (NIMH), Angoda

NIMH is  the main centre for treatment, training and service provision in mental health services in Sri Lanka.

For further details visit

www.nimh.health.gov.lk

 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry units

  • National Institute of Mental Health, Angoda
  • Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children
  • Colombo South Teaching Hospital
  • Colombo North Teaching Hospital
  • Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya
  • Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Hospital for children
  • Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura
  • Teaching Hospital, Kurunegala

 

Forensic Psychiatry units

  • National Institute of Mental Health, Angoda
  • Teaching Hospital, Karapiriya
  • Teaching Hospital, Kandy