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Table 1 ICU details

From: An investigation of sound levels on intensive care units with reference to the WHO guidelines

Details John Radcliffe
Hospital Adult ICU
Churchill Hospital Adult ICU John Radcliffe Hospital
Neurosciences ICU
Royal Berkshire
Hospital ICU
Wycombe General
Hospital ICU
Number of beds 12 in 3 bays plus 4 side rooms 6 plus 2 side rooms 12 9 plus 2 side rooms 7 plus 2 side rooms
Nursing handovers 7:30 AM and 7:30 PM 7:30 AM and 7:30 PM 7:30 AM and 7:30 PM 7:30 AM and 7:30 PM 7:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Medical handovers 8:30 AM and 8:30 PM 8:30 AM and 8:30 PM 8:30 AM and 8:30 PM 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM
Visiting times No restrictions No restrictions No restrictions No restrictions (with a quiet period from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM) Open visiting except from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM