The table below contains details of enhanced care units from across the UK, including basic unit designs and contact details of local clinicians. In some cases, example documents are provided.

It is hoped that ready access to these documents will foster the development of new units, and allow networking and best practice to be shared.

If you would like to add or update your unit details, please contact administrator@acutemedicine.org.uk.

HospitalSizeMixed / Single sexFacilitiesNurse:
patient
Example documentsContact details
Aintree University Hospital3MixedMonitoring
NIV
1:3daniel.komrower@liverpoolft.nhs.uk
Leeds Teaching Hospital6Single sex (ideally)Monitoring (inc. CVC, art lines)
CPAP / HFNO
1:3Leeds unit infomorag.arundel@nhs.net
Royal Berkshire Hospital6 (flexible)Single sex (ideally)Monitoring
CPAP / HFNC / NIV
1:2Royal Berks HMU policyandrew.walden@nhs.net
Royal Bournemouth Hospital5MixedMonitoring, CPAP1:2.5Tash.Kelly@uhd.nhs.uk
Leighton HospitalTBCTBCTBCTBCsarah.kay@mcht.nhs.uk
West Middlesex University Hospital12Single sex (ideally)Monitoring
NIV / HFNC
1:2West Mid ECU SOPsanjayky@chelwest.nhs.uk
Whiston Hospital (STHK NHS Trust)8Single sex (cubicles)Monitoring
HFNC
US machine
1:4STHK transfer form
STHK conditions
ragit.varia@sthk.nhs.uk
North Bristol NHS Trust14-16Single sexMonitoring
NIV / HFNC
1:4NBT EMU SOPchristopher.williams@nbt.nhs.uk
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital9SingleMonitoring
NIV / HFNC
CVCs (no inotropes)
1:2(see West Middlesex SOP)kathleen.bonnici@chelwest.nhs.uk
Northwick Park Hospital24Mixed sexMonitoring (centrally, inc invasive)
NIV / HFNC / CPAP
Vasoactive medications
1:2 – 1:3rachel.tennant@nhs.net
kfawcett1@nhs.net
Royal Stoke University Hospital12SingleMonitoring
CPAP
Royal Stoke HMU policyramprasad.matsa@uhnm.nhs.uk
University Hospital Llandough4MixedMonitoring1:2Cardiff & Vale SOPjulia.evans@wales.nhs.uk