ICU Transfers (833-ICU-EXTR)

AACN Beacon Award for ExcellenceExeter Hospital accepts transfers from outside facilities for patients that require ICU level of care. Call 1-(833) ICU-EXTR to request an inter-facility transfer and speak to the Intensivist on-call. Please have patient name, date of birth and your call-back number readily available.

The Exeter Hospital ICU is a 10 bed mixed medical-surgical critical care unit staffed by Board-Certified Intensivists and Critical Care Certified nurses. Our unit is compliant with Leap Frog standards and has won Silver Level Beacon Awards for excellence in clinical care. Our APACHE IV mortality rates are consistently 50% lower than predicted based on severity of illness. Our rounding team includes Nursing, Clinical pharmacy, Nutrition, Respiratory Therapy and Social Work. Exeter Hospital has broad medical and surgical specialty representation including interventional cardiology.*

Our Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is a 9 bed unit that may also accommodate patients with higher levels of acuity than could be managed on a medical surgical unit but who may not require intensive care.

*we do not accept primary neurosurgical cases.