Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Southmead Hospital, Bristol is a purpose built 48-bedded Unit (incorporating 2 Simulation beds) which admits over 2,000 patients each year, making it one of the busiest ICUs in the country.
It is the regional specialist critical care centre for:
- Major Trauma
- Renal Medicine
- Vascular Surgery
- Plastics and Burns
The Unit achieves excellent outcomes including some of the highest trauma survival rates in the country.
The Unit has a strong focus on both medical and nursing education, and was recently placed second nationally for overall trainee satisfaction in the ICM Trainee GMC survey.
Southmead ICU also has active and expanding Critical Care and Trauma research programmes.
ICU Visitor Information
Southmead Hospital ICU is a very large unit and we understand that visiting can be overwhelming but we are all here to help and support you.
Southmead Hospital ICU performance.
Whilst on our intensive care unit, patients are cared for by a specialist multi-disciplinary team of over 300 staff.
Donate to ICU
Donations to our ICU through Southmead Hospital Charity make a huge difference to the Unit and to the patients treated there.
Contact Intensive Care Unit
Gate 37, Level 2
Telephone: 0117 4141400
Monday to Friday 8am-8pm
Saturday & Sunday 8am-4pm