EMF supports emergency health professionals to design, execute and translate research into better healthcare


Helping children breathe

EMF has invested almost $200,000 in clinical trials of a new treatment to help babies and children  breathe easier when they have a respiratory illnesses.


Caring for the elderly in a medical emergency

EMF funded pioneering research that is already improving the care given to elderly in Australia’s emergency departments.


Australian EDs rapidly diagnosing chest pain

EMF-funded research is helping Australian emergency departments to rapidly diagnose the cause of chest pain.



Trial of high-flow breathing device…

Emergency medicine researchers at Ipswich Hospital are ramping up the trial of a new breathing device in adults presenting to the Emergency Department with shortness of… Read more >

Grants Award Ceremony

EMF celebrated the recipients of EMF’s latest Queensland Research Program grant rounds at a function in Brisbane on Wednesday, 22nd February. This event is an… Read more >

Urine sample instructions make a…

More than 40 per cent of urine samples are being flushed away because of contamination from external bacteria or skin cells. But Princess Alexandra Hospital… Read more >

Docos on new emergency treatment…

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has produced three short documentaries on a new treatment for infants with respiratory illness. The treatment is being championed by Australian… Read more >

EMF Research Newsletter

Find out the latest news on EMF-funded research, grants and EMF events and announcements in the February 2017 edition of the EMF Research Newsletter. Read… Read more >

Jelly fish venom video goes…

An EMF-funded researcher’s video on jelly fish and other venomous Australian creatures is taking YouTube by storm. If you’re curious to know how jelly fish venom… Read more >

research projects

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Every year, more than 7.4 million Australians visit a public hospital emergency department

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF), is an Australasian non-profit organisation. We are dedicated to funding innovative evidence-based research that improves clinical practices to save lives as well as delivering significant economic benefits to the healthcare system. We acknowledge the financial support of our partners, in particular the Queensland Government.

CONTACT US +61 7 3720 5700 info@emfoundation.org.au 2/15 Lang Parade Milton Qld 4064

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