Dr Margaret Kay and Vicky Dawes presenting on Doctors’ Health at the RDAQ Conference in Cairns (and getting everyone to have a “snowball” fight in the process ❄️ ?)
Dr Margaret Kay and Dr Michael Clements talking about strength and vulnerability in the midst of the Townsville floods (and wearing their crazy socks) at the Rural Doctors Association Qld Conference in Cairns 6th June 2019. #RDAQ2019 #crazysocks4docs
If you’re facing exhaustion, it is important to take some steps to recharge your personal battery. You may feel breaks are not productive but breaks are necessary for health and productivity so let’s start viewing them as so. You may not need as much time to recharge...
Get involved on Sunday June 2nd by going for a run or walk at your own pace anywhere in the world. Take a snap and help spread the word! Learn more https://www.acsep.org.au/page/news/the-doctor-dash … https://twitter.com/ACSEP_/status/1127801892073984000
Last week our Medical Director, Dr Margaret Kay, met Tom Rapanakis – Head of the British Medical Association’s Wellbeing Support Service and Dr Sara Riley – Medical Director of the London-wide Local Medical Committee (LMC)’s GP Support Service to discuss improved support for doctors seeking health care for themselves.
This week Margaret is flying the flag for Australian doctors' health at the European Association for Physician Health Conference in Oslo, Norway! https://www.ccnorway.no/eaph/
Do you have hidden artistic talents? Are you craving an opportunity to dust off your paintbrushes? Do you have creative works that you would love to share? Here is your opportunity to shine! The Queensland Doctors' Health Programme is hosting an Art Exhibition! For...
As doctors it can be much easier to be compassionate towards our patients than it is to be compassionate towards ourselves. The post below from The Joyful Doctor describes this beautifully.
A quote from Kristen Neff, self compassion researcher explains self compassion thus, "Instead of mercilessly judging and criticizing yourself for various inadequacies or shortcomings, self-compassion means you are kind and understanding when confronted with personal...
MDOK now has a choir! What a brilliant initiative. When we look at building a positive workplace culture, activities that value employees and build connection, friendship and fun can be incredibly powerful. What could be introduced at your workplace?
Medicine comes in many forms. Sometimes, it’s coffee with a good friend, a boxing session, or a gentle stroll in the park with the dog. And sometimes, it’s belting out a few tunes with colleagues after work. This week, we launched our new RPA choir as part of our...