Emergency Department

The Emergency Department provides initial assessment, resuscitation, stabilisation and management of children aged from birth to 16 years (and up to 18 years for pre-existing chronic conditions and mental health conditions). This includes:

  • managing major trauma and other life-threatening emergencies
  • responding to disaster situations and pandemics associated where large numbers of patients who require care
  • acting as the central transfer/referral point for multi-trauma services in Queensland
  • accepting and treating patients brought in by the Queensland Paediatric Retrieval Service.

Further information

For families and carers
For health professionals

The team

Director – Dr Jason Acworth