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Need directions to a department or clinic? Want to visit a patient? We're here to help!

Use our "Virtual Information Desk", accessible at the top of any page on our website by clicking on this Visitor Information Panel icon icon, to help answer common questions or help you find your way before and during your hospital visit.

Of course, you can visit our onsite main Information Desk located at the Melnyk Entrance (off of the Queensway) which is open from 7am to 9pm, Monday to Friday, and from 9am to 9pm Weekends and Holidays. Feel free to call us at 416-530-6000.

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St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto

Intensive Care Unit

Our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a special unit that cares for patients who are critically ill. Specially-trained staff provide care for the patients in this 20-bed unit with specialized technology and therapies. There are approximately 900 patients each year admitted to the ICU. Our ICU is located on the second floor of the Barnicke wing.

Visiting hours

Our ICU supports open visiting – we value the support that family and friends can bring to critically ill patients. The entrance to the ICU is restricted so you will be asked to pick up the telephone at the door to request entrance.

We recommend that patients should have no more than two visitors at a time in the room. Visits of more than two people may be accommodated through collaboration with the patient and the care team.

Click here for tips to keep in mind when coming to visit a patient in the Health Centre.

Here is some information that families of our ICU patients might find helpful:

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