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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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For doctors and medical students only – Independent and Confidential advice

THIS IS NOT AN EMERGENCY SERVICE

FOR ANY EMERGENCY PLEASE CALL 000

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.

                                                             www.drs4drs.com.au

Latest News

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. https://dhq.org.au/donate/

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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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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.

RSVP to admin@dhq.org.au

DHASWA is seeking volunteers hospital junior doctors and GP regs to test a program to build resilience ⭐
Please email the DHASWA Manager manager@dhaswa.com.au for further information
@MedEdUnit @WAGPET_WA

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.

https://amavic.com.au/news---resources/stethoscope/leadership-insight-the-power-of-the-check-in-an-essential-leadership-skill-at-any-career-stage

A huge thank you to our Wellness Day sponsor MIPS for supporting us again this year to promote wellbeing for QLDs doctors.

MIPS empowers members to navigate the risk of their profession with confidence & certainty, as they embrace the rewards & challenges of their career.

Our DHQ Annual Wellness Day program is ready!

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

Oh, and of course, optional seated massages, walking and chair yoga.

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We want to know more about the unique and complex obstacles international medical graduates (IMGs) face when working in Queensland. 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️

👉 Are you an IMG? Take our anonymous survey now: https://bit.ly/3QrCBVn
👉 Not an IMG? Share the survey with your IMG colleagues.

A huge thank you to the Queensland Medical Orchestra and Choir for raising over twelve thousand dollars for Doctors' Health in Queensland at their recent 10th Anniversary Gala Concert. DHQ is incredibly grateful.

Find their next concerts here: https://www.qmo.org.au/qmo/upcoming-events.html

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‘The outcome that has led me to believe BOP is a success – more than increasing profit margins, appointment accessibility & reducing doctor sick days – is having the pleasure of working in a medical centre where people are genuinely happy to be at work.'

https://bit.ly/3Qt7EA3

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