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The Intensive Care Unit provides multidisciplinary care to a wide variety of critically ill patients in a highly technological environment; we place great emphasis in the care of family and friends during a stressful time in their lives.
We specialise in spinal trauma, liver transplant, cardiac, neuro, orthopaedic, thoracic and general medicine; in addition to a range of medical patients.
We are one of the world's leading research ICUs, giving our patients access to the latest intensive care treatments.
Our Research Director, Professor Rinaldo Bellomo, has featured as one of the world's Highly Cited Researchers - placing him in the top 1 per cent of researchers worldwide, since 2014.
Vocational trainees in ICU, Anaesthesia, Emergency medicine and Acute Medicine are provided a well-structured and individualised training environment, Rotating HMO2 and 3 doctors are well supported. Both groups undergo significant orientation and credentialing in their role.
Training includes basic ICU skills, echocardiography and ultrasound, simulation based skills and team building. Education is strongly supported and multidisciplinary training is undertaken whenever possible.