ICU of Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Designed by Dr Osburga PK Chan, board contructed by QEH ICU staff

Contributed by Dr Osburga Pik-Kei CHAN, ICU, QEH, 18 November 2010

The picture depicts a board in the entrance of our ICU. We have one such board in each of the two wards of our ICU.

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Dr Fanny Cheng's Retirement Dinner

Date: 18 June 2010, Venue: Lei Garden Restaurant, Elements, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

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2009 QEH Hospital Academic Meetings

July 2009 schedule available 

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Development of QEH ICU

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This photo was taken in the early 80's in the old ICU which has now become a surgical ward. Left to right: Dr Fanny CHENG, Mr. Andrew YEUNG (who is now the General Manager (Nursing) of Caritas Medical Centre).


Set up

In the seventies, there were no intensive care beds in QEH. At that time, Medical C Consultant in-charge, Dr WI Pau, a cardiologist, had the vision that provision of intensive care to critically ill patients is a must in an acute hospital. He did a lot of work before final approval from the Medical & Health Department to develop ICU beds in QEH.

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Mission and Services


To provide continuous monitoring and life support treatments to patients with potential or established organ failure

To provide a higher level of care and facilities that are not available in the general ward or intermediate care unit

To assure the provision of high quality care with proper utilization of resources and effective communication with the referring doctors

There are totally 16 ICU beds and 2 HDU beds providing intensive care to the critically ill patients of various departments of our hospital.


B6 and D6 wards


Scope of services

1. Invasive haemodynamic monitoring

2. Ventilator support

3. Continuous vasoactive drug infusions

4. Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy

5. Renal replacement therapy