Department of Health and Human Services

Critical care services in Victoria

Critical care services provide the expertise and equipment for the treatment of patients with life-threatening conditions. This includes providing information on the facilitation of critical care transfers and intensive care units.

The adult critical care system in Victoria provides comprehensive support within the full range of medical and surgical specialties.

What's new

  Ten years of intensive care in Victoria 2001-02 to 2010-11

A report written in consultation with the Victorian Intensive Care Data Review Committee highlights a number of significant changes and developments in the delivery of intensive care services over this period. It also describes trends in service and resource utilisation, and demonstrates the human face of intensive care through the stories of staff and patients.