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.



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 >

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 >

Software halves time to diagnose…

Australian software developed by CSIRO and trialled in collaboration with emergency medicine clinicians in Brisbane could halve the time taken to treat patients with undetected… Read more >

FIESTY study launches

A Queensland clinical trial is now underway that could lead to better treatments for severely injured trauma patients. The research team is investigating the use… Read more >

Better care for mentally ill…

The challenges of mental health service delivery in remote communities have prompted medical researchers to investigate the best way to safely sedate patients with severe… Read more >

Ketofol an alternative deep sedative

Australian emergency medicine researchers have successfully trialled an alternative deep sedative for patients in the emergency department. In a large, randomised trial, it was found… Read more >

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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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