Critical Care Unit Operational Guidelines

Government of West Bengal
Department of Health and Family Welfare
PHP Branch
Swasthya Bhawan, GN-29, Sector V,
Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091

No. HF/SPSRC/50/2012/147, Dated: 11th July, 2013


In consonance with recommendation of Multi-Disciplinary Expert Group, it has been decided that Critical Care Unit (CCU) would be established in all Government Hospital of the state in phased manner. In this regard a State level Advisory Committee (SLAC-CCU) comprising of internal and external experts in the relevant areas has been constituted under chairmanship of Dr Subrata Maitra, Chairman MDEG to advise the department on the prioritization of establishment of CCUs in different government hospitals and management of critical care services in the CCUs so set up. A Technical Assistance and Support Team (TAST-CCU) has also been constituted comprising of internal and external experts to render technical support to the SLAC-CCU.

These committees have formulated Critical Care Unit Operational Guide with encouragement from the Director of Medical Education and Director of Health Services, which is enclosed herewith for taking necessary action.

Principal Secretary
Government of West Bengal

CCU Operational Guidelines, Source