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 their network of doctors’ health advisory and referral services, they offer an independent, safe, supportive and confidential service. DRS4DRS promotes the health and wellbeing of doctors and medical students across Australia. They’re here to help you find the support you need – online resources, education modules, referral services and importantly for wellbeing,  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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Each year, we undertake a state-wide review of the remote and rural primary health care workforce, and we are wanting your input!

Complete the survey by 28 February 2023 to supply valuable, on the ground information about what’s happening in your area.

Well done to all those who started their Internship this week! Going from a student to a doctor is a daunting transition to navigate, so let's celebrate you having taken that big leap this week ⭐
@MedEdUnit @drs4drs_Aus @DHASNSW @VDHP3 @DocHealthQLD #doctorshealth #mentalhealth

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Welcome to all our fabulous new Interns! We wish you a great orientation and a successful 2023.

Life comes with many challenges and if you need a little extra support, we provide a free & confidential service to all QLD-based doctors and medical students. Call us on 07 3833 4352

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