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Critical Care Unit

To find out more information, please contact GP Liaison on

020 7234 2009

or email

[email protected]

Critical Care Unit

At London Bridge Hospital, our Critical

Care Unit (CCU) provides critically ill

patients with a full range of dedicated

and specialised care. We offer care

for a variety of medical or surgical

conditions, for those who require

complex multi-organ support and

acute care.

The CCU is staffed by a dynamic

and motivated multidisciplinary team

of consultant intensivists from top

London teaching hospitals, critical care

resident medical officers, critical care

nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists,

dietitians and nurses who specialise in

the management of acute pain. Patient

care is of the utmost importance to us,

and for that reason our CCU is

available 24 hours a day, seven

days a week. The unit has a total of

18 ITU and HDU beds, ten of which

are in individual rooms, with one

sophisticated, dedicated respiratory

isolation room, which supports major

surgical procedures.

The patients in our CCU have access

to non-invasive and advanced

mechanical ventilation, modern

continuous haemodynamic monitoring

systems and different modalities of

renal replacement therapy. They

also have access to a modern and

efficient radiology department and,

when appropriate, may be referred to

consultants from our range of medical

and surgical specialties.

We also specialise in weaning

patients off mechanical ventilation

and have access to the latest

diagnostic technologies and drug

therapies. The CCU also participates

in ICNARC (Intensive Care National

Audit Research Centre). The electronic

documentation system, ICIP (IntelliVue

Clinical Information Portfolio), is a

clinical system improving workflow

and clinical documentation. London

Bridge Hospital is the first private

hospital to use the ICIP system.

Critical

Care Unit