Critical Care

Critical Care

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Every patient in British Columbia’s 30 intensive care units (ICUs) should have timely, appropriate, effective and safe care. That means reducing the pain and distress experienced by patients, and careful monitoring and control of glycemic levels, to provide them with as much comfort as possible and offer the best chance of recovery. By focusing on both clinical and performance improvement, we are moving towards achieving this goal.

Improving Critical Care for Patients in BC

Pain, Agitation, & Delirium

Pain, Agitation, & Delirium

Learn how to improve care for Pain, Agitation & Delirium.

Glycemic Control

Glycemic Control

Work toward improving glycemic control in your intensive care unit.

Provincial Critical Care Working Group

The Critical Care Working Group provides a provincial forum to discuss and make recommendations on policy and strategies to improve the acceptability, appropriateness, accessibility, safety, and effectiveness of care for critically ill patients across the province.

Critical Care Working Group Members please login below to access meeting materials and resources.

Critical Care Working Group Members Login


Since March 2020, the Critical Care Working Group has supported the BC health system’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This involves collaboration to ensure high quality of care for COVID-19 patients who are critically ill.

The BC Centre for Disease Control provides up to date critical care information for healthcare workers in hospital settings and those caring for patients hospitalized or experiencing severe COVID-19.

Key Contact

Alexandra Codispodi
Project Coordinator, Analytics & Strategic Initiatives