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The PICU provides intensive care services to critically ill infants, children and young people for Tasmania, Victoria and southern New South Wales. RCH is the designated state-wide major trauma centre for paediatrics. The RCH delivers the state-wide paediatric, Infant and Perinatal Emergency retrieval (PIPER)service and is a National Funded Centre for paediatric heart transplantation, paediatric liver transplantation (in collaboration with Austin health), Norwood procedure and staged surgical palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome and paediatric lung transplant (in collaboration with Alfred health). PICU is a 24 hour service that operates 365 days a year.
The service provides care inside PICU:
The service also provides care and support outside the ICU:
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Families and carers are encouraged to access The Family Hub, our Interpreter service, Social Work department and Pastoral Care.
protect patient confidentiality and privacy, patient information will not be
provided over the phone.