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Useful Critical Care Information

Special Instructions for Patients staying in the Critical Care Unit

  • During your stay in POCCU/ITU, the amount of property/belongings that you will require is minimal. 

Meal times

  • Breakfast: 8:00-8:30am
  • Lunch: 12:00-12:30pm
  • Dinner:  4:30- 5:00pm

Visiting Times

  • Please note that you are welcome on our Critical Care Unit and POCCU between 8-9am and 12-8pm. However if this is not suitable, you may visit outside of these hours – please discuss this with the nurse caring for your relative.
  • The nature of Critical Care means that on occasion you may be asked to wait outside if your relative needs specific care, treatment or therapy at that time.

Family Information

  • Whilst a patient is on critical care it is recommended that only close/immediate family/carers visit. The amount of space around each bed space only allows for 2 people to visit at any one time. 

Finding the Critical Care Unit

  • The Critical Care Unit in situated on Level 3 in the new building.

Access to the Unit

Critical Care is accessed via an intercom system. There is a large open plan visiting area with a staffed reception and two family rooms.