Clinical guidelines

The Queensland emergency care guidelines have been endorsed for use across Queensland by the Queensland Emergency Care of Children Working Group in partnership with the:

  • Queensland Emergency Department Strategic Advisory Panel
  • Healthcare Improvement Unit, Clinical Excellence Queensland.

For clinical advice follow your usual escalation channels. If you have any feedback about the guidelines email

Clinical flowcharts and guidelines

Children's Hospital Queensland staff guidelines

PDF guidelines for use at Queensland Children’s Hospital (QCH). Clinicians who work at hospitals other than QCH can also use them as a reference if they don't have a local guideline.

Queensland paediatric emergency guidelines

Queensland Health staff guidelines

If you work for Queensland Health you can also access additional guidelines on the intranet.


The information contained in the guidelines is intended for information purposes only. Read our full disclaimer to learn more.

Last updated: March 2024