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.
For families and carers
For health professionals
Director – Dr Jason Acworth