Intensive Care Unit

Our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a specially staffed and equipped unit that cares for patients with life threatening or potentially life-threatening conditions.

A dedicated multidisciplinary team cares for critically ill patients suffering a wide variety of medical and surgical conditions. The ICU team includes a team of specialist intensivists (doctors who specialise in the care of critically ill patients) who work with doctors, nursing staff with specialised qualifications, and allied health specialists.

The unit features state-of-the-art technology to patients are treated with the highest standard of care.

Our services include 24-hour specialist medical and nursing care providing:

  • specialised treatment for patients who require constant monitoring, intensive nursing care and complex life support including respiratory, cardiovascular and renal support
  • support from nursing and medical staff, social workers, physiotherapists speech and language therapists, diabetic educator, pharmacists, radiographers and dietitians
  • access to pastoral care, interpreting services, cultural services and personal support services.

Information for visitors

Please limit visitors to immediate family or special friends as too many visitors at one time can be tiring for patients. A dedicated lounge is provided for visitors of ICU patients

Visiting hours are 11am – 1pm and 3pm – 8pm daily. This provides time for staff to do ward rounds and provides patients with privacy during procedures and medical examinations.

Please check with staff before bringing children to the unit.

Due to privacy and confidentiality, we ask visitors to not take photographs or ICU patients.

More information

Read information for ICU patients and their friends and families (external link).

Operating hours

Please telephone the hospital switchboard on 9599 400 and ask to be transferred to ICU.

Please note information about a patient can only be given to the next-of-kin.

Location

Ground floor, Block B.

Button reads 'hospital map'

To enter the ICU, please ring the bell on the intercom. Our staff will check with the bedside nurse before letting you enter the unit.

Operating hours

We provide 24-hour care

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