waiting times

Clínica Particular AlgarveShopping

00h00m

Medical Emergency

Clínica Particular de Vilamoura

00h00m

Medical Emergency

Hospital Particular Alvor

00h25m

Medical Emergency

00h00m

Paediatrics

Hospital Particular Gambelas

00h19m

Medical Emergency

00h17m

Paediatrics

Centro Médico Internacional VRSA

00h00m

Medical Emergency

Hospital São Camilo Portimão

00h00m

Medical Emergency

Intensive Care Unit


The Intensive Care Unit has a capacity of 8 beds (one in isolation ), capable of treating most complications that may arise in more serious pathologies.

It is located in the 1st floor with easy access to the Operating Room , In-Patient  Department as well as Complementary  Examinations.

It is a modern, technologically well equipped Unit. The professionals working in the ICU have extensive experience and expertise in the care of the critically ill patient.

The UCI has the necessary equipment for diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients with severe pathophysiological alterations. Technical resources are used  in accordance with the most current scientific  concepts . Each patient’s bed unit  consists of an  electronic  monitoring system of hemodynamic and vital parameters, medical gases,  vacuum aspiration , infusion pumps and syringes.

Medical staff  duty 24 hours a day for an immediate, safe and effective  response to the critically ill patient . Postoperative care for  complex surgeries or diseases with increased risk  can be provided. Cases of organ failure that can complicate the clinical course of some diseases can also be treated.

Our object is excellence in the practice of medical and nursing care, centred on patient care and the needs of the family.  The quality of care provided is continuously monitored.


The ICU  has the following technical capacity:
  • Mechanical ventilation (invasive and non-invasive)
  • Invasive and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring
  • Continuous cardiac monitoring
  • Continuous renal function  replacement (hemofiltration and hemodiafiltration)
  • Continuous oxygen monitoring
  • Portable life support for intra-hospital transport
  • Percutaneous tracheotomy
  • Bronchovideoscopy
  • Equipment for measuring arterial blood gases, electrolytes and metabolites
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation equipment
  • Ultrasound and echocardiography
  • Portable X-Ray equipment

Visiting Hours

Every day from 12 to 2pm and also from 6 to 8pm.