It is a university attached quaternary referral centre, providing State Services for heart & lung transplantation (including paediatric lung transplantation), artificial heart technology, extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), burns and hyperbaric medicine.Read the Article
As intensive care specialists, our primary responsibility is to provide safe, appropriate, high quality care and comfort to all Alfred patients with any form of critical illness and to support those that care for them.
Between 2000-2015 the department has been associated with AUD $59,799,442 worth of research grants including 33 grants from NHMRC worth AUD $28,019,926 . Between 2000-2016 the department has produced 960 in peer-reviewed journals.
The yearly budget for ICU exceeds AUD 51,000,000.
Carlos Scheinkestel is the medical director. There are 5 deputy directors: Jamie Cooper who is in-charge of research, Deirdre Murphy who is in-charge of Cardiothoracic, Tim Leong who is in-charge of Quality Improvement, Jason McClure who is head of General, and Owen Roodenburg who heads Trauma.
Awards and Accomplishments
The Alfred ICU is proud of its achievements.