How can Doctors' Health in Queensland help?

DHQ provides an independent, confidential,
colleague-to-colleague support service to assist
doctors and medical students.

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What is the Queensland Doctors’ Health Programme?

QDHP is an organisation established by the Doctors’ Health in Queensland to assist colleagues who may be in difficulty. Our aim is to support doctors and medical students in Queensland to achieve optimal health and well-being throughout their careers.

Improving doctors’ health has benefits for the doctors themselves, their patients and the health care teams they work with. We understand the stressors of professional practice and the complexities of navigating training. Our service provides a helpline for advice and support plus education to improve understanding of doctors health and how to care for doctors as patients. We strongly advocate for physicians’ health and regularly collaborate with other organisations to support their work in the field of doctors’ health.

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Doctors' Helpline

DRS4DRS has been developed by the medical profession for the medical profession. Through our network of doctors’ health advisory and referral services, we offer an independent, safe, supportive and confidential service. DRS4DRS promotes the health and wellbeing of doctors and medical students across Australia. We’re here to help you find the support you need – online resources, education modules, referral services and importantly for wellbeing, we’ll help you find a GP. DrHS distributes the funding for doctors’ health services and if you would prefer to speak with a EAP service for counselling you can access the Converge International/DrHS line via the link below.


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Did you know that DHQ is a registered Charity? All donations over $2 are fully tax deductible and help us to support the health and wellbeing of Queensland's doctors and medical students.

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QMO is running the most amazing raffle for their upcoming concert (it will be drawn during the concert on 26th June). This raffle is to help them meet the cost of running of the concert, and to maximise the ticket sales to their charity Doctors' Health in Queensland....

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Less than 24 hours left to RSVP for our DHQ Wellness Day and only a few spots remain!

With some inspiring speakers promoting wellbeing, discussing current topics for the profession and providing advice on supporting your colleagues, this is a day not to be missed.

Only a few days remain to contribute to an incredibly important survey for our IMGs.

AMA Queensland’s anonymous survey for international medical graduates (IMGs) closes at midnight Monday 3 October:

"So they've been working under increased pressures for the last few years at this point, and that's starting to really have an impact on their mental health and wellbeing and their safety, as well as the safety of patients."

🚨 SPECIAL #SEPTEMBER OFFER! 📅 Have you been tossing up whether or not to attend the Junior Doctor Conference Gold Coast? Here is your sign... a special 15% off code when you purchase you tickets in September. Use the code 'JDC15'


The Emerging Leader Program is to support the next generation of doctors (PGY1-PGY8+) to transition effectively into their roles in different health services and other specialty and practice settings. Places are discounted to AMA members in all states.

A big thank you to our sponsors @RACGP Qld for supporting our Wellness Day again this year.

Did you know our Wellness Day is a registered event for Queensland Mental Health Week? With inspiring speakers promoting wellbeing places are filling quickly.


DHASWA is seeking volunteers hospital junior doctors and GP regs to test a program to build resilience ⭐
Please email the DHASWA Manager for further information

Start small and grow big. There is power in these small steps. They are the foundations of conversations and professional relationships that can then support the navigation of bigger, more challenging conversations that are done well and are productive.

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