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What to expect when you call the QDHP Helpline:

What to expect when you call the QDHP Helpline:

When you call the Helpline, an agent at our paging service will answer your call. They will ask you for *a* name and contact number on which our on-call GP or counsellor can reach you. The confidential helpline is staffed by trained senior General Practitioners and...

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October 10th was World Mental Health Day.

October 10th was World Mental Health Day.

The following podcasts feature doctors talking about their own experiences with mental ill health. They speak out to inspire us all to #SeeBeyondTheStigma. In this Lifeline "Holding on to Hope" podcast, Dr Kieran Allen, himself a psychiatry registrar, speaks openly...

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Art as Medicine?

"Medical students who are significantly engaged in the arts during their spare time, either as an active or passive participant, tend to have higher levels of empathy, emotional intelligence, tolerance of ambiguity and other traits considered positive in a doctor,...

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TICKETS NOW ON SALE! The Forum on Doctors’ Wellness is for doctors, specialist colleges, medical associations, hospital and health services, medical students, medical education providers, medical defence organisations and others with a keen interest in doctors’ health to participate in an open and frank conversation that aims to focus on pragmatic outcomes towards cultural and organisational change.

The Forum on Doctors' Wellness is for doctors, specialist colleges, medical associations, hospital and health services, medical students, medical education providers, medical defence organisations and others with a keen interest in doctors' health to participate in an...

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Watch Dr Di Khursandi, Queensland Doctors’ Health Programme / Doctors’ Health Advisory Service Qld board member and founding member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Welfare of Anaesthetists SIG talk to beyondblue about her experience of depression while working long hours as an anaesthetist in rural Australia.

To read more about the Welfare of Anaesthetists SIG go here: http://www.anzca.edu.au/…/special-…/welfare-of-anaesthetists To hear more from Dr Di Khursandi and Dr Genevieve Goulding about their experience setting up the Welfare of Anaesthstists SIG watch:...

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Thank you JCUMSA Med Revue cast and crew of 2021 for your very generous donation. We will use this to continue our work to promote health and wellbeing for all doctors and medical students in Queensland.DHQ supports QLD doctors and medical students.Call (07) 3833 4352. Help is only a call away!Thanks to the hard work of the JCUMSA Med Revue cast and crew of 2021, we were able to donate $3,850 to Doctors Health Queensland towards the Drs4Drs program supporting Doctor and Medical student mental well-being. We were fortunate to have the Medical Director, Dr Jennifer Schafer with us recently to meet with the convenors who made this all possible! Thank you to all the students who supported MedRevue this year, whether you were a cast member or an attendee. Your support has gone towards a great cause. #Drs4Drs #JCUMSA ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is World Mental Health Day. An international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.In light of this day and Mental Health Week, DHQ held the first Annual Wellness Day yesterday at Walkabout Creek The Gap. It was a wonderful day of reconnecting with colleagues, education on doctors' health issues, medico-legal concerns and helpline panel discussions involving DHQ's valued helpline panel volunteers.Thank you to all who joined us at our Inaugural Annual Wellness Day and we hope to reconnect again soon. ... See MoreSee Less
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Do you have your own GP?Dr Jennifer Schafer shares some great tips on self-care and managing mental health for doctors by encouraging every doctor to have a doctor. DHQ supports QLD doctors and medical students.Call (07) 3833 4352. Help is only a call away! ... See MoreSee Less
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Don't forget to take the Resident Hospital Health Check survey now and tell AMAQ what your hospital is doing and what can be improved. The collated responses are provided to Queensland Health to inform real change and action regarding your conditions at work. ... See MoreSee Less
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DHASWA and RACGP WA have partnered to present a new webinar: Treating doctor-patientsGain insights into supporting doctor health and wellbeing as we explore the tips and traps of treating doctor-patients.Thursday 30th September 2021 8:30- 9:30pm AESTAll doctors in Australia are welcome to join. RSVP via QR code or email below. ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you interested in doctors' health or supporting doctors through our service?Join us for our DHQ Annual Wellness Day on Saturday 9th October at The Gap.See the program for full details on our wonderful speakers and topics. ... See MoreSee Less
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