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Ward Details
 Ward / Unit Name:   Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
 Location:  Level 3, top floor, original Mater Hospital building
 Telephone Number:  01 803 2762 / 01 803 2356 / 01 803 2775
 Speciality / Service:  Tertiary / Quaternary referral Unit. Covers most adult Intensive Care requirements specialising in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, heart / lung transplantation, spinal injuries and ECMO.
 No. of Beds:  The ICU has 17 beds
  • The ICU operates at 17 beds staffed by specialist 1:1 nurses and dedicated consultant specialists.

  • It works at full capacity 365 days per year and can be extremely busy. By definition the sickest patients in the hospital are in ICU.

  • The patients quiet often are in an induced coma so it is very important to ask nursing and medical staff for regular updates.
Visiting Arrangements
 Visiting Times:  As per hospital policy.
 Visiting Restrictions:  As per hospital policy.

Further Information

For further information see Nursing in the Intensive Care Unit.

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