The Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) located at Auckland City Hospital is part of Auckland District Health Board.(external link)

We provide adult tertiary level intensive care for post operative cardiothoracic and vascular surgical patients, cardiology patients, along with patients with severe cardiac and/or respiratory failure from all over New Zealand that require mechanical support with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).

As a complex and multidisciplinary service supporting patients with severe heart and or lung failure, we have a highly experienced and passionate team of specialists, including Senior Medical Officers and Senior Nurising staff.

Our team