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What is the Queensland Doctors’ Health Programme?

The QDHP is an organisation established by the Doctors’ Health Advisory Service (Qld) 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.

Have you registered for tonights COVID-19 webinar commencing at 8pm? Click here: https://mycollege.acrrm.org.au/search/find-college-event/details?id=19967&title=RDAA+and+ACRRM+COVID-19+Rural+and+Remote+Response+webinar++-+Tues+7+April+2020+8%3A00pm Our Panel: ABC's Dr Norman Swan @ACRRM President Dr Ewen McPhee RDAA President Dr John Hall & National Rural Health Commissioner Prof Paul Worley.

Are you looking for covid wellbeing resources for yourself as a clinician or for your team? Go to: https://bit.ly/34fvfhn

Updated today to include "Psychological responses of health care workers" by @MargieStuchbery @KymJenkins36
@KarenGaunson Prof Brett McDermott
#COVID19

We continue to work hard to establish our peer support networks as #PPE4YourMind

Please register as a PARTICIPANT or SUPPORTER using the links below

Access Support: http://tinyurl.com/HandnHandAccess

Provide Support: http://tinyurl.com/HandnHandProvide

Are you a clinician looking for ways to support your fellow colleagues? Are you interested in providing peer support? Join the @HandnHandAU group on facebook: https://bit.ly/2R89uuy

#COVID19 #peersupport

We have brought together a team with wealth of experience to support frontline healthcare workers during #COVID19

We need more psychiatrists, GPs and clinicians experienced in peer support to facilitate this!

@VDHP3 @DocHealthQLD @DHASNSW @DHAS_WA @drs4drs_Aus @GregHuntMP

@HandnHandAU is bringing together great minds from @RANZCP @ManyHatsNetwork @beyondblue @MHPNOnline @DocHealthQLD @amavictoria

Our team has some terrific champions @KymJenkins36 @DrJaneMunro @patmcgorry as part of the broader #PandemicKindness wellbeing response 2/2

Anxiety, grief, guilt and trauma. All very normal emotions to be experiencing in what is an extraordinary time. Wise words from @ClareGerada and @joyful_doctor
https://bit.ly/2Uzu1tS

#doctorshealth #mh4docs #covid19

Great 5 min vid from #RussHarris on how to respond effectively in the face of #COVID19: https://bit.ly/3dKXNU7

#FACECOVID #medtwitter #doctorshealth #physicianwellbeing #MH4docs

3. There will be no action from the Medical Board if you cannot meet your CPD requirements for 2020.

4. IMGs can expect streamlined processes to redeploy without a formal application to the Board.

#COVID19Aus (3/3)

Read the full update here: https://www.medicalboard.gov.au/News/2020-03-30-COVID19-Board-response.aspx

1. Time for internship reduced to 40 weeks to allow for sick leave/isolation time.

2. Mandatory term requirements waved in anticipation of disruption to rotations.

#COVID19Aus (2/3)

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