NQPHN GP focus group – virtual session

Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) invites all general practitioners (GPs) working in rural and remote northern Queensland to a virtual session for the second round of 2023 GP focus groups. Event Name: Virtual NQPHN GP focus group Time: 6.30pm-8.30pm 30th August 2023 Via Microsoft Teams Register here

Organisational Response to Workforce Wellbeing

Organisational Response to Workforce Wellbeing - 12th September Join Dr Tait Shanafelt, Chief Wellness Officer, Stanford University, in person, with Australian and New Zealand Healthcare leaders. There has never been a more pressing need for healthcare organisations to monitor and support the wellbeing of the workforce. Health Roundtable in partnership with Beamtree are providing an opportunity to share the best ideas and workshop with global expert’s solutions to support and enhance our most important asset in health - our people. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/organisational-response-to-workforce-wellbeing-registration-467286224677

AMA Queensland Annual Conference 2023 Lisbon, Portugal

Our AMA Queensland International Annual Conference has a long and proud history of bringing doctors together to discuss key issues facing the profession while immersed in unique tourism destinations. After a long three years onshore, we are thrilled to hold our international 2023 event in Lisbon, Portugal, with support from our corporate partner Orbit World Travel. Portugal is a country of culture, colours and character. As the oldest-formed European country, this historic powerhouse has so much to offer. Visitors are drawn to Portugal’s breathtaking mix of cultural and natural landscapes including 17 World Heritage-listed convents, monasteries, cities and regions. People flock to Portugal for its food and wine experiences. Lisbon hosts a cosmopolitan community bustling with restaurants, cafes and roof-top bars. Join us at this much-anticipated conference destination. The theme of this year’s conference is: Building a Healthier Tomorrow  More here

Doctors Caring for Colleagues Workshop

This hybrid workshop is offered to all doctors interested in doctors’ health and/or see doctors/medical students as patients. You can choose to either: participate online from work or home from anywhere in Australia, or join with us at a local face to face venue, meeting with local doctors' health colleagues with your local doctors' health service. TOPICS INCLUDE: being the doctors’ doctor, including self-care - the sustainable doctor, understanding burnout/moral injury, supporting rural doctors, understanding mandatory reporting, and managing the suicidal doctor. The workshop will be facilitated by the Doctors’ Health Alliance and offered via hybrid with an option for you to meet face to face hosted by a local doctors’ health services or you can join online. Face to face locations and hosts are: Adelaide (Doctors' Health SA) Perth (Doctors Health Advisory Service Western Australia) Hobart (DRS4DRS Tasmania) Melbourne (Victorian Doctors Health Program) Sydney (Doctors' Health NSW), and Canberra (DRS4DRS ACT) The program has been written by the Planning Committee including: Dr Margaret Kay AM, General Practitioner and Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UQ Dr Kathryn Hutt, Medical Director, Doctors' Health NSW Dr Roger Sexton  AM, Chair, Doctors' Health Alliance & Medical Director, Doctors' Health SA Individual presentations are prepared by the speaker as listed on the program PROGRAM A copy of the program is here. An […]

DHQ Annual Wellness Day

Save the Date for our 2023 Wellness Day on Saturday 7th October! More details to come soon..

Women in Medicine Breakfast – Brisbane

Join us for an uplifting morning of support, education and networking. This event is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year as it is an opportunity to celebrate the incredible work of our female doctors and the amazing impact they make in the health care sector. This year, our Women in Medicine Breakfast topic is mentoring. There will also be a raffle with amazing prizes so be sure to buy your tickets now to make sure you're in the running. Grab your colleagues and catch up with friends as you learn the fundamentals of mentoring while enjoying a wonderful breakfast. Register here

WONCA 2023

WONCA 2023 is being hosted by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and will include everything you love about your RACGP annual GP conference. It offers a dynamic program of accredited activities including pre-conference workshops, clinical skills updates, CPR workshops and sessions for practice owners. This will be the first time since 2002 that Australia has hosted the WONCA conference and only the third time since Australia hosted the first global conference in 1972. Held from 26 to 29 October at Sydney’s International Convention Centre, the conference will offer a dynamic program to share research and build best practice. Read more and register here

AMA Queensland Foundation Charity Gala

It's time to swap those scrubs for sequins as we celebrate the collective impact of our donors at our 2023 AMA Queensland Foundation Charity Gala. Join us for a night of delicious food, inspiring stories, a silent auction, music, raffle and more. Meet new colleagues at a mixed table or gather your friends for a table of 10. Better yet, show the strength of your support by sponsoring a VIP table, which comes with well-deserved recognition and bragging rights. We encourage you to register quickly - seating is limited to 18 tables. Register here

QMWS AGM 2024

Event Details: Date: Thursday 22nd February 2024 Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Venue: United Services Club, Spring Hill Ticket link: https://events.humanitix.com/qmws-agm-2024 Speaker announcement – A/Prof Catherine McDougall, Queensland Health Chief Medical Officer

QMWS Mentoring with a view

Mentoring with a view Lovewell Cafe, Mount Gravatt, 185 Mount Gravatt Outlook Dr Mount Gravatt, Queensland 4122 Australia QMWS is proud to announce our first mentor mixer for 2024 - 'Mentoring with a view'! This event will be held at 3pm on the 2nd of March 2024 at Lovewell Cafe in Mount Gravatt. For more information, please contact the QMWS Student Representative Coordinator on student.coordinator@qmws.org.au. Find out more

AMA Queensland Medical Careers Expo

AMA Queensland Medical Careers Expo AMA Queensland invites you to the 2024 Medical Careers Expo, the one stop shop for all your career opportunities and advice. Block out the morning or afternoon, bring your colleagues and meet a selection of colleges, hospitals and private operators regarding medical career pathways and get your questions answered. We will also have panels of experts with LIVE Q&A. This event is for all Queensland doctors in every stage of their career. More info and registration here

National Suicide Prevention Conference 2024

The National Suicide Prevention Conference 2024 will mark 25 years since the peak body, Suicide Prevention Australia first started hosting the event. Over the past 25 years, the National Suicide Prevention Conference has evolved into one of the most anticipated and recognised events in the suicide prevention calendar. With almost 700 delegates in attendance at last year’s Conference in Canberra. The National Conference presents a unique opportunity to bring the sector together and share the latest thinking to promote best practice and innovation in suicide prevention. This event provides a gateway to unite suicide prevention experts, showcase the latest research, share evidence-based solutions, and focus on saving lives. Held from Tuesday 30 April to Thursday 2 May, 2024 at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the event will enable delegates to hear from leading keynote speakers, participate in workshops and networking and collaborate with their peers. We look forward to seeing you there. Register here

SWITCH: Learning to Ask not Tell

SWITCH: Learning to Ask not Tell©  provides a safe space for learning how to be more-coach like, reflection, goal setting, and guidance in areas like communication, active listening, and effective coaching techniques. Through this program you can become more impactful in your role to enable your patients, colleagues, and teams. SWITCH: Learning to Ask not Tell© is likely to improve your psychological wellbeing and a more rewarding professional journey. Enquire here

AMAQ AGM and Dinner for the Profession

Theme: Cannes Film Festival RSVP by Wednesday 15 May 10am We invite you to the biggest black-tie gala for doctors this year - the AMA Queensland Dinner for the Profession. Make sure you're red carpet-ready for this year's Cannes Film Festival-themed night as we recognise our members’ achievements, celebrate 130 years of medical advocacy and inaugurate our new AMA Queensland President. After the paparazzo have caught your best angle, enjoy mingling with pre-dinner drinks followed by a delicious three-course meal in the Chelsea Ballroom, as string quartet Angel Strings play your favourite movie soundtracks. Celebrity doctor, mentalist and sought-after media commentator, the hilarious Dr Vyom Sharma will be your MC for the evening. Celebrate with close friends and colleagues at your own table of 10 or expand your network as you mingle and connect with new colleagues. Tickets are limited so we encourage you to register now to avoid disappointment. AMA Queensland's Annual General Meeting will take place immediately prior to this event. Attend the AGM and stay on to celebrate with your profession. Register here

AMAQ Women in Medicine Breakfast – Cairns

Theme: Women in medicine inspiring change All over Australia, there are female doctors who are not just smashing the glass ceiling, but smashing stereotypes and disrupting the way things have always been. Join us for our Women in Medicine Breakfast in Cairns to hear more about the local women inspiring change at the most highly anticipated event on the AMA Queensland calendar. Local leaders are among the women who'll share their experiences in our powerful program of speakers and panel discussions. Help us shine a spotlight on all NQ women in medicine and their positive impact on the community. There will also be a raffle and a best-socks competition celebrating Crazy Socks 4 Docs Day. Register here

Passion Beyond Medicine exhibition

SAVE THE DATE! We are excited to announce our Passion Beyond Medicine exhibition at Woolloongabba Art Gallery on the first weekend of June! The exhibition will be showcasing inspirations and influences promoting wellbeing for our health professionals, with the opportunity to meet like minded individuals and artists at the opening night on Crazysocks4docs Day on the 7th June. Call out for exhibitors. Please email admin@dhq.org.au for more details.

Passion Beyond Medicine opening night

Medicine cannot cure all diseases, but one simple yet powerful tool – art – can help patients and doctors alike - Dr Mogeshni Govender. From the 7th-9th June, DHQ will be celebrating art and medicine with our Passion Beyond Medicine exhibition at Woolloongabba Art Gallery. The exhibition will be showcasing inspirations and influences promoting wellbeing for our health professionals, with the opportunity to meet like minded individuals and artists at the opening night on Crazysocks4docs Day Friday the 7th June. A huge shout out to our wonderful sponsors RACGP and Avant Mutual for making this event possible again! Complimentary registration here Please email admin@dhq.org.au for more details or wait list.

AMAQ Junior Doctor Conference Cairns 2024

We're taking the AMA Queensland Junior Doctor Conference to North Queensland in June. JDC encourages junior doctors and medical students to engage and be inspired. Join us at the Junior Doctor Conference and discover the professional and lifestyle opportunities awaiting you in tropical north Queensland. Don't miss this chance to network, learn and experience the best of what our region has to offer. The Conference Program is being created by the Committee of Doctors in Training, James Cook University and AMA Queensland and will be released in May 2024. Register here

RDAQ2024 – Rural Medicine “The Art & The Science”

𝗥𝗗𝗔𝗤𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟰 𝗶𝘀 𝗹𝗶𝘃𝗲! We are excited to officially launch our RDAQ2024 conference theme : Rural Medicine "The Art & The Science". This year we celebrate 35 years of RDAQ and we can't wait to bring you an inspired conference. 𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗻𝗼𝘄 to make the most of early bird rates: https://conference.rdaq.com.au/registration-2024/