Transfers in and out

Being specialist centers, both hospitals receive a large number of transfers from draining healthcare institutions which are given below.

Transfer in and out of Type A BH

Characteristic

BH Diyathalawa

BH Mahiyangnanaya

2017

2018

2019

2017 2018

2019

Total number of transfer out /year

2,400

2,303

2,567

1,271 1,379

1,544

Transfer out/day

7

6

7

3 4

4

Total number of transfer in /year

4,015

3,663

2,712

6,036 5,256

5,413

Transfer in/day

11

10

7

16 14

15

No. of Ambulances Available

04

04

05

06 07

06

 

The total number of patients transferred out from the BH-Diyathalawa has increased from 1,840 in 2015 to 2800 in 2016 whereas it has decreased to 2400 in 2017. Both transfer in and transfer out at BH-Mahiyangnanaya has increased significantly from 2015 to 2017 (Table: 11).