Conquest critical care unit

Conquest Critical Care Unit comprises 6 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds and 5 High Dependency Unit (HDU) beds in two separate but adjacent units. The staff work in both units and function as one team on a daily basis.

Over 80 experienced staff; doctors, nurses and allied health professionals provide care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We admit around 600 patients each year.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

An experienced critical care nurse will provide specialist care for each patient who has a serious illness, usually on a one to one ratio.

High Dependency Unit (HDU)

The patients here are less dependent than patients in the Intensive Care Unit but still require close monitoring. Usually one experienced critical care nurse will care for two patients in HDU.


ICU: 0300 131 4524

HDU: 0300 131 4546

Visting times

From 1pm until 7pm. Please speak to the nurse in charge if you wish to visit outside of these hours.

We provide this service at

Conquest Hospital

The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex, TN37 7RD
0300 131 4500