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Important numbers

Dial 416-480-6100 then the extension below:

Patient relations, ext 4189
Hair salon, ext 4133
Health info centre, ext 4805
Outpatient pharmacy, ext 4502
Spiritual care, ext 4421
TV for patient room, ext 4249
Wheelchair services, ext 2141


About critical care

Critical Care medicine is for patients who either have, or are at high risk of developing, a life-threatening disease or injury, or those who have had major surgical procedures.

Learn more about our care units & clinic:

  • CrCU: for trauma, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, medical and/or surgical problems
  • CVICU: for cardiac surgery, vascular surgery or after treatment for heart attack
  • D4ICU: for medical, surgical or stroke care
  • B5ICU: for orthopaedics, plastics, neurosurgery and trauma patients
  • D5: for orthopaedics and neurosurgery
  • Neuro-trauma clinic: for follow-up of brain/spine trauma patients, not requiring neurosurgery

Things you should know

The following items are not supplied for the patient. You may wish to bring them with you:

  • Toothbrush/ toothpaste
  • Shampoo/ conditioner
  • Shaving cream
  • Unscented body lotion
  • Comb or hair brush
  • Unscented deodorant

Research and best practice

Our team values innovative treatments and practices to improve care. A doctor or nurse may come to you to discuss participation in clinical research. Patients get best care regardless of whether or not you decide to participate in clinical research.


Navigating the ICU

A website dedicated to answering the questions of family and friends of patients in the critical and intensive care units.

Learn more about the ICU

Brain injury and critical care

Read a list of frequently asked questions with answers from Sunnybrook staff

What a typical ICU bedside environment looks like

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ICU bedside (click to enlarge)
Typical ICU beside environment
A typical ICU bedside environment