Overview - Paediatric ICU (PICU)

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of St.John’s Medical College Hospital is the most advanced treatment facility of its kind, providing the highest level of care for critically ill and injured children. Many critically ill children with complex conditions are referred from all over state and country. The PICU integrate many specialities and diverse technologies. The advanced technological resources in the PICU at St.John’s Hospital have resulted in excellent treatment results. The unit is staffed by trained and highly committed Paediatric Intensive Care physicians and provides critical care with high-end therapeutic expertise with exemplary quality at an affordable cost for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition, specially trained Critical Care nurses complement PICU care. The PICU is recognised for Post doctoral fellowship program in pediatric critical and has been successfully running DNB super speciality program. Currently the unit is expanding to 24bedded PICU which is the largest in the country among the affordable set ups. The unit also has avenues for catering to the spiritual support of the sick children’s parents. To add to the uniqueness of the unit, palliative care is also made available. Medico-social worker can be availed for all the financial guidance, emotional support to the grieving parents and Transplant team to ease the organ harvest programs.

We assure quality care for the critically ill children including trauma, burns, poisoning, and infections with super-specialty backup.

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