The intensive care unit at CXH is a 24 bedded unit based on the 11th Floor of the Tower Block. It is spread across the North, West and South Wings.

How to Contact us:

The ICU can be contacted via the following details:

Critical care unit
Charing Cross Hospital
Fulham Palace Road
W6 8RF

Telephone Numbers:

You can reach the reception on:

  • 11 north on 020 331 11964
  • 11 West on 020 331 11974

Someone should be able to put you through to the nurse looking after your loved one. 

Also, you may be given numbers directly to the bed space to call and ask for an update.

  • You can feel free to call at any time except 0800-0930 and 2000-2130 during which handover takes place.
  • We would really appreciate if these phone calls are made by the nominated NOK and the information is relayed to the other members of family. 
  • We also have arrangements for video-calling with your loved ones. Please speak to a member of staff for more information. 

Meet the team


Dr David O’Callaghan (clinical lead)
Dr Sarah Gordon (clinical lead)
Dr Christopher Mason
Dr Ayman Eldesouky
Dr Yasser Al-Raweshidy
Dr Manasi Parandkar
Dr Artemis Tingas
Dr Doris Doberenz
Dr Francesca Rubulotta
Dr David Antcliffe
Dr Matthieu Komorowski
Dr Mahmoud Noureldin

Clinical director

Dr Simon Ashworth

Head of specialty

David O’Callaghan

General manager

Nick Spencer Jones (Interim)

Deputy general manager

Nick Spencer Jones

Directorate lead nurse

Melanie Denison

Deputy lead nurse

Claire Gorham

Lead nurse for outreach and resuscitation

Debbie Van Der Velden

Unit lead nurse

Diane Crutchley
Elise Chatwin

ICU nurses

Each patient on ICU is looked after by ICU nurses who are highly skilled in caring for very unwell patients and ensure that patients receive the complex treatments provided on ICU.

Other members of multidisciplinary team

Speech and language therapist
Care assistants