QDHP Resources

QDHP aims to increase awareness of doctors’ health and promote positive health maintaining behaviour. The following documents are offered in this spirit.

Choosing a GP

Six Steps to Thriving in Medicine

Other Resources

There is a large number of other organisations that can help and support you, depending on your needs.

This section contains a list of useful links for:

For all doctors

  • Australasian Doctors’ Health Network (ADHN): This website is designed for doctors and students, and for families and colleagues of doctors in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Medical Benevolent Association of Queensland (MBAQ): The Association provides financial assistance to help medical practitioners through crises.
  • AMAQ: As a membership organisation, AMA Queensland provides dedicated and ongoing professional representation through support, leadership, promotion and advocacy for the advancement of the medical profession at all stages of their career.
  • AMA: The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is the most influential membership organisation representing registered medical practitioners and medical students of Australia.
  • ACE: The aims of the Welfare of Anaesthetists SIG is to promote the personal and psychological well-being of anaesthetists and pain medicine practitioners and to heighten awareness of welfare issues in anaesthetists.
  • Avant: Health and wellbeing information, support and advice tailored specifically to the needs of Australian doctors – to help you better face the challenges of a career in medicine and provide the highest level of care to your patients.
  • MDA National: MDA National Limited (MDA National) is a mutual Medical Defence Organisation (MDO), founded in Perth, WA in 1925 to protect the interests of its doctor Members.
  • MIGA: Your health should be your number one priority and it is important to us. MIGA offers a range of ways to support, encourage and promote the importance of doctors looking after their own health.
  • MIPS: MIPS’ main role is to assist members in the event that there is an adverse outcome in the course of their professional practice. This assistance includes collegiate support and understanding, in addition to the management of complaints and claims against members.

For General Practitioners

  • RACGP Courses: The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is Australia’s largest professional general practice organisation and represents urban and rural general practitioners. We represent over 26 000 members including more than 22 000 GPs.

For Rural Practitioners

  • ACCRM: The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) is one of two colleges accredited by the Australian Medical Council for setting professional medical standards for training, assessment, certification and continuing professional development in the specialty of general practice.

International Medical Graduates

  • AMAQ IMG Committee: AMA Queensland provides Workplace Relations support for all doctors working in the public health system, including International Medical Graduates (IMGs).

Junior Medical Officers

  • JMO Health: When you help people you have direct contact with their lives. As you may have found, your compassion for those you help can affect you in positive and negative ways.
  • AMAQ Council of Doctors in Training: AMA Queensland’s Council of Doctors in Training prides itself as an advocate for all junior doctors and students, promoting equality and driving change in the areas of medical education, training and employment.

Medical Students

Other Doctors’ Health Services

  • Australasian Doctors’ Health Network (ADHN): This website is designed for doctors and students, and for families and colleagues of doctors in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Victorian Doctors Health Program (VDHP): The Victorian Doctors Health Program (VDHP) is a confidential service for doctors and medical students who have health concerns such as stress, mental health problems, substance use problems, or any other health issues.
  • Doctors’ Health SA (DHSA): Doctors’ Health SA (DHSA) was established to address a major health issue: the number of doctors and medical students who do not have a GP of their own.
  • Doctors’ Health Advisory Service (NSW): The Doctors’ Health Advisory Service (NSW) aims to ensure that every NSW doctor, dentist, veterinarian or undergraduate student in these professions does not lack access to health care.
  • AMAQ IMG Committee: AMA Queensland provides Workplace Relations support for all doctors working in the public health system, including International Medical Graduates (IMGs).
  • JMO Health: When you help people you have direct contact with their lives. As you may have found, your compassion for those you help can affect you in positive and negative ways.
  • AMAQ Council of Doctors in Training: AMA Queensland’s Council of Doctors in Training prides itself as an advocate for all junior doctors and students, promoting equality and driving change in the areas of medical education, training and employment.
  • Australasian Doctors’ Health Network (ADHN): This website is designed for doctors and students, and for families and colleagues of doctors in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Victorian Doctors Health Program (VDHP): The Victorian Doctors Health Program (VDHP) is a confidential service for doctors and medical students who have health concerns such as stress, mental health problems, substance use problems, or any other health issues.
  • Doctors’ Health SA (DHSA): Doctors’ Health SA (DHSA) was established to address a major health issue: the number of doctors and medical students who do not have a GP of their own.
  • Doctors’ Health Advisory Service (NSW): The Doctors’ Health Advisory Service (NSW) aims to ensure that every NSW doctor, dentist, veterinarian or undergraduate student in these professions does not lack access to health care.