The number of nurses in Sabaragamuwa who come under the Provincial Administration have been increased to 914.
Newly recruited nurses who completed training received new appointments yesterday to Ratnapura and Kegalle hospitals. The function was held under the patronage of Provincial Chief Minister Mahipala Herath.
A shortage of nurses was prevailing in certain hospitals. It was decided to increase the number of nurses by 100 more officers as a solution to this problem. The Chief Minister said that 49 more vacancies will soon be filled.