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Emergency Medical Care

Mater provides emergency medical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week via emergency departments at Mater’s South Brisbane hospitals. These include:

Mater Hospital Brisbane Adult Emergency

Mater Hospital Brisbane Adult Emergency offers a 24 hour comprehensive emergency service for adult patients, staffed by experienced emergency doctors, nurses, training registrars and house officers.

Following the closure of Mater Children’s Hospital, Mater Hospital Brisbane Adult Emergency will not provide treatment for paediatric patients. Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital is the public hospital for children in Brisbane and Queensland’s tertiary hospital for serious childhood injury and illness.

Telephone: 07 3163 8484

Mater Private Emergency Care Centre 

Mater’s Private Emergency Care Centre (MPECC), a fee-for-service emergency care, is operated by experienced medical and nursing staff for patients with emergency conditions requiring assessment and treatment. 95 per cent of patients receive treatment within 30 minutes of arrival at the Mater Private Emergency Care Centre.

Mater Private Emergency Care Centre – Paediatric patients

MPECC has been treating paediatric patients for over 20 years and will continue to provide exceptional care for children and their families. If required and clinically appropriate, patients will be admitted to Mater Children’s Private Brisbane, or transferred to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital for tertiary level care.

Telephone: 07 3163 1000