Beaumont Hospital

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Intensive Care Unit

General Intensive Care Unit (GICU)

The General ICU is a 10-bed medical-surgical multi-specialty ICU located on the lower ground floor. The Unit recently underwent extensive renovation with the construction of 2 neutral-pressure isolation rooms. The Unit admits 400-500 critically ill patients annually from all over Ireland. Over 90% of patients receive invasive ventilatory support. Patients with multi-organ failure receive multi-organ support The Unit is staffed by specialty medical, nursing and multi-disciplinary staff.

Richmond Intensive Care Unit (RICU)

The Richmond ICU is a 10-bed neurocritical ICU located on the first floor. It contains 10 designated neuroscience beds. It is hoped sufficient resource will be allocated to open extra critical care capacity. The Unit admits 400-500 critically ill patients annually from all over Ireland. Over 90% of patients receive invasive ventilatory support. Patients with multi-organ failure receive multi-organ support.

The Unit is staffed by neuro-specialty surgical, medical, nursing and multi-disciplinary staff. It is hoped sufficient resource is allocated to open extra neuro-critical care capacity.

High-Dependency Unit (HDU)

An 8-bed modular-build HDU was recently built. It includes 4 neutral-pressure isolation rooms and 4 open-floor critical care beds.

Staff

Clinical Director, Critical Care and Anaesthetics
  • Dr. Aidan Synnott  
Consultants
  • General ICU Director, Dr M Power
  • Richmond ICU Co-Director, Mr D O'Brien
  • Richmond ICU Co-Director, Dr R Dwyer
Directorate Nurse Managers
  • GCU - Judy McEntee
  • RICU - Karen Green
CNM3
  • GCU - Caroline Fallon
  • RICU - Niamh Shields

The Hospital's open, staffed ICU bed complement stands at 20.