From the red earth of outback Broken Hill comes a look at one of the most extraordinary emergency departments in Australia, that of the Broken Hill Hospital. Experience just how different a life-threatening crisis can be in one of the most isolated locations on earth. Emergency departments in any hospital are places where lives are saved and crises averted. Over eight episodes, Outback ER will shed light on one of the busiest and most interesting emergency departments in the country. From week to week, we'll meet the doctors and nurses who deal with daily emergencies and we'll meet the patients, their families and friends.