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Clinical Care Units

Providing accessible care

We provide clinical care to adults throughout the Maritime provinces via the QEII Health Sciences Centre and the Dartmouth General Hospital.

QEII Victoria General Site (VG)

Much of our clinical care takes place at the QEII Health Sciences Centre's Victoria General Site (VG), in the 11-bed Medical/Surgical ICU. The patients we serve in this unit mainly come from surgery areas, including:

  • the Multi-Organ Transplant Program
  • general surgery
  • thoracic surgery
  • ear-nose-throat surgery
  • urological surgery
  • gynecological oncology
  • oral maxillofacial surgeries

Others come from:

  • the in-patient dialysis unit
  • the bone marrow transplant unit
  • hematology/oncology
  • gastrointestinal medicine
  • general medicine

The Dartmouth General Hospital

This hospital offers a Level 2 intensive care unit (ICU), providing support for medical, surgical and coronary care patients in the Dartmouth region, and those referred in from other smaller hospitals across the capital district.

QEII Halifax Infirmary Site

The 13-bed 5.2 medical/surgical/neurology ICU admits patients from the surgical services of:

  • neurosurgery
  • orthopedics
  • trauma
  • acute general surgery
  • plastic surgery (including severely injured burn patients)

and the medical services of:

  • general internal medicine
  • respirology
  • neurology