The Neuro’s Neurocritical Care Unit (NCCU)

Neurological disease accounts for more than a third of all disease burden in Canada and is one of the leading causes of disability requiring continuing care, with devastating impact on the quality of life of patients and their families.

The NCCU provides specialised intensive care for patients with life-threatening neurological conditions and ensures better patient outcomes by minimising long-term effects, such as brain damage and optimizing recovery.

  • Attached to The NCCU are the emergency receiving area (RA) for stroke patients and a post anesthesia care unit (PACU)
  • Treats approximately 1700 patients + per year
  • Provides care for patients with a wide variety of brain diseases and injuries including brain tumour, strokes, aneurysms, epilepsy, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and neuromuscular and rare neurological diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson, organ and tissue donors, as well as multisystem failure patients
  • Diverse staff serving a diverse patient population: including patients who are part of the Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé et Services Sociaux (RUISSS) which includes Nunavik, the Cree territory, Nord-du-Québec, Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Outaouais
  • 10 ICU beds, 4 PACU stretchers and 3 RA stretchers
  • The multidisciplinary ICU team includes: intensivists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, respiratory therapists, personal care attendants, housekeepers, and nutritionist


Intensive Care Unit
tel: 514-398-1921


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The Neuro Cares Fund: We are here to help

The Neuro Cares Fund provides financial support for those in need by helping cover the unexpected expenses of being diagnosed with a neurological illness. Open to all hospitalized patients. Please contact your social worker to see if you qualify.

For more information, call 514-934-1934 x44194.

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The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is a bilingual academic healthcare institution. We are a McGill research and teaching institute; delivering high-quality patient care, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. We are proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.



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