Intensive care


Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4
1205 Geneva

Jérôme Pugin
Head of Division

Mission of the Intensive Care Division 

  • Supporting adult patients who present with or who are at immediate risk of developing vital organ failure in the context of a disease or its complications, whether medical or surgical.  
  • For these patients, defining, with the parties involved (patients, families, internal and external staff), the intensity of care to be provided, which includes the optimized management of end of life. 
  • Providing investigations, treatment and monitoring of patients when investigations or the treatment may lead to complications that put the lives of patients in danger. 
  • Safeguarding the post-operative period following organ transplantation and the mission of organ donation. 
  • Advising and intervening when necessary during intensive care situations in various HUG divisions.
Last update : 28/04/2021