About the show

The frontline heroes at one of Australia’s busiest emergency departments feature in Nine’s gripping medical series.

The observational documentary series filmed at The Royal Melbourne Hospital gains unprecedented access to one of the busiest major trauma centres in Melbourne.

Emergency, reveals the tribulations and triumphs of our dedicated doctors and nurses as they deal with victims of vicious assaults, horror car crashes and other tragedies, caring for the constant stream of patients coming through the door every day.

This series offers incredible and unprecedented access behind the scenes in our emergency department. From the moment a patient is rushed into the hospital, each step of their dramatic journey is captured. As events unfold, personal interviews with our doctors and nurses tell the gripping story of each compelling case.

These are our frontline heroes trying to save patients at their most vulnerable, suffering from critical injuries and life-threatening illness. They reveal the challenging procedures, vital decision making and emotional toll it all takes.

Patients and families open up about the harrowing and often heartbreaking circumstances that have brought them to the emergency department, where the care and compassion of our highly skilled team can mean the difference between life and death.

From life-threatening conditions like strokes and heart attacks to victims of accidents, violence and major public emergencies, the series will reveal the bravery and extraordinary composure our medical teams as they battle around the clock to save lives.