National Blood Transfusion Service Dr. Rukshan Bellana removed from post

Published : 9:09 am  July 12, 2018 | No comments so far |  |  (150) reads | 

By Sheain Fernandopulle

National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) Director Dr Rukshan Bellana had been removed from his post and transferred to the Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Minister Rajitha Senaratne told at the Cabinet news briefing yesterday.

 

A letter had been sent to Dr Rukshan Bellana informing in this regard yesterday, he said.

 

GMOA has continually alleged that Dr Bellana had been involved in malpractices


The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) has continually alleged that Dr Bellana had been involved in malpractices during his tenure, risking the Health Services.


GMOA Secretary Dr Haritha Aluthge told a news gathering that National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) in the country was at risk due to the arbitrary actions of its Director Dr Bellana, who is a close affiliate of Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne.