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ICU/Renal Services

Intensive Care Unit

The MGH ICU is a 6 bed unit and deals mainly with Head Injuries due to RTA, Acts of violence, violent falls, and complications from Malaria cases as well as HIV/AIDS related illnesses amongst others. Patient statistics for the period 2015/2016 are as follows:

Table 3.2. Number of Patients by Selected Indicators

Indicator Total
Admissions 82
Deaths 29
Transfers to Wards 10
Transfers to RSA 1
Discharges 42

Renal

The Renal Unit is a 6 patient unit currently operated under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) between Ministry of Health (MGH) and Fresenius Medical Care SA. It is manned by a Nephrologist, a Physician and Four Medical Doctors, Two (2) Supervisors with Critical Care Training, Four (4) Nurses also trained in Critical Care, Six (6) Registered Nurses and other support staff in the department.

Table 3.3. Number of Patients by Selected Indicators

Indicator Total
Admissions 36
Deaths 9
Transfers out 0
Discharges 9
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