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Critical Care Unit

Our Critical Care Unit is made up of our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependency Unit (HDU); together comprising a total of 12 critical care beds.

The unit specialises in many aspects of critical care including respiratory disorders, major post-operative care, sepsis, renal support and major cardiac events.

Patients are admitted to these units if their condition requires closer monitoring or treatment that cannot be performed on a general ward. They may need more complex equipment and medicines to support their normal body functions such as breathing, heart function or kidney function. These may not be working properly due to serious illness or injury.

Patients are admitted to the unit as elective or emergency cases by their consultant.

Contact the unit

The Critical Care Unit is located on the first floor of the East Wing, opposite Wards 25 and 26.

ICU: 01202 704054 or 01202 704055

HDU: 01202 704063

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