Intensive Care Unit and Coronary Care Unit

Welcome to Holmesglen Private Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Coronary Care (CCU) Unit.

Patients are admitted to the Intensive Care or Coronary Care Units when they require care and close monitoring from a specialist medical and nursing team.

It is our aim that both the patient and their immediate family or carer feel confident and supported throughout the time spent with us.

Our Intensive and Coronary care

Holmesglen Private Hospital’s ICU offers 24 hour medical care that is directed by a medical specialist who is a Fellow of the College of Intensive Care Medicine, in collaboration with treating surgeons and other medical specialists.

The medical and nursing staff have undertaken postgraduate education to equip them to work in this specialist field.

A number of different types of equipment are used to monitor each patient’s clinical condition.

These monitors have alarms that you will hear chime as part of their normal operation.

Your feedback helps us improve the quality of our patient care, so we encourage you to speak with Nurse Unit Manager or the Nurse in Charge of the shift.ICU/CCU Phone: 03 9567 9270.

ICU visiting hours

9:00am — 1:00pm

Rest Period 1:00pm — 3:30pm

3:30pm – 9:00pm

Visiting outside these times is at the discretion of the Nurse in Charge.


The Nurse in Charge of the shift can arrange pastoral care support if required.

Please discuss your needs with the nurse caring for you.

At Holmesglen Private Hospital we value sharing information between patients, carers and our staff.

We encourage participation in decision making, so please let us know if you have questions or concerns.

You are encouraged to raise questions with the bedside nurse or the ICU medical staff.

Medical team patient rounds occur twice a day at approximately 7:30am and 3:00pm.

Please note that immediate family/carer may be asked to step out of the unit to allow for nursing and medical care during that time.

Medical team patient rounds occur twice a day at approximately 7:30am and 3:00pm.

Please note that immediate family/carer may be asked to step out of the unit to allow for nursing and medical care during that time.

Visitor Guidelines in ICU and CC: it is recommended that visitors to the ICU is limited to immediate family and carers.

Only two visitors are permitted at the bedside at any one time.

To ensure privacy and security, the ICU door is closed at all times. Please press the intercom outside the ICU and wait to be admitted.

We ask that you rub your hands with the alcohol gel provided on entering and leaving ICU.

Visitors who have a cough, cold, diarrhoea, vomiting or any other infectious condition should contact the ICU for advice before visiting.

Visitor toilets are located on Ground floor and Level 1 of the hospital.

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