627 Rode Road, Chermside


About the owners of Emergency BNE

Brisbane Northside Emergency (BNE) is owned and operated by emergency medicine physicians, Dr Phil Kay, Dr Allison Kay and Dr Roy Mulcahy. Roy and Phil are supported by a very experienced team of emergency specialists who have years of experience in emergency medicine.

Dr Kay was the first Specialist in Emergency Medicine to enter the private sector in 1987, making him the most experienced private sector emergency medicine specialist in Australia.  Dr Kay has performed executive director roles of many South East Queensland emergency departments in both the public and the private sector, including Gold Coast Hospital, Pindara Private Hospital, and remains currently the Director of Emergency Medicine of the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane.

Dr-RoyIn 2001, Dr Roy Mulcahy teamed up with Dr Kay to co-direct Brisbane Northside Emergency.  Dr Mulcahy has an extremely broad set of clinical skills, bringing both surgical and anaesthetic experience with him in conjunction with his specialist qualification in emergency medicine.  Dr Mulcahy has worked in both the public and private sectors in Australia as well as in the United Kingdom.  Dr Mulcahy currently practices mainly from Brisbane Northside Emergency but maintains his role as part-time consultant emergency physician at the Princess Alexandra Hospital also.

Dr-AlisonDr Allison Kay was so impressed by the medical staff who saved her father’s life, that she decided in her mid-twenties to change careers and become a doctor and work in emergency care. Today, she brings her skills, passions and empathy as a mother, former luxury goods business manager and doctor to her work in Brisbane Northside Emergency.

Allison graduated from the University of Queensland in 2002 with Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery. That same year she and her husband, Dr Phillip Kay, opened the Holy Spirit Northside Emergency Centre – now known as Brisbane Northside Emergency (BNE). Allison did her intern and residency years at Princess Alexandra hospital where she has worked in full time and locum capacities. She worked in intensive care at Royal Brisbane hospital and for the last six years has worked part-time as an Intensive Care Doctor at the Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital, now known as St. Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside. During this same period, she has worked part-time behind the scenes at Brisbane Northside Emergency.