High Dependency Unit (HDU)

In order to deliver high standards of patient care, Parkside Hospital operates a specialist four-bed High Dependency Unit (HDU) that provides level two care on a planned, elective basis following surgery or for those patients whose clinical condition deteriorates unexpectedly.

The HDU can provide:

  • Emergency ventilation
  • Immediate blood gas analysis
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) ventilation
  • Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure (BIPAP) ventilation

High Dependency Unit (HDU) Consultants