The online magazine of CQ Rural Health
On the 8th of May 2019, CQRH in conjunction with Emerald Plaza Pharmacy organised a student networking dinner in Emerald. We had 15 people attend - 6 students (5 medical students and 1 pharmacy student, coming from different universities), along with CQRH Board...
As I am writing this report, I am pleased to reflect on the progress our organisation has made over the first few months of 2019. The CQ Suicide Prevention Program is moving forward, with community plans now at the implantation stage. As a separately financed...
Our Wheel of Wellbeing Coordinator, Angie Horchner, is working hard to build up the Wheel of Wellbeing Hub in the Banana Shire. The Wheel of Wellbeing is a framework, informed by international research and positive psychology, which can assist you to increase your...
Over the weekend, members of the Banana Shire community came together to learn how to have life saving conversations with someone who may be contemplating suicide. It was a CALM one-day workshop delivered by CQRH’s Project Officer, Deirdre Fagan-Pagliano, and Jillian...
Congratulations to this year's winners of the CQRH Scholarship for Rural Health: Jane Surman, Imogen Storey, Alexander Belonogoff, Jacob Firth, and Samuel Romagnolo. The CQRH Scholarship for Rural Health began in 2016 and to date the organisation has invested over...
Brightly dressed heroes hope to give headspace in Emerald the green light! The communities of the Central Highlands have come together to campaign for a headspace centre in Emerald. A headspace centre would offer young people, who often fall through the cracks, vital...
Articles from around the internet
It has been suggested as one way for doctors to protest.
It’s another example of trauma precipitating a mental illness, says expert.
Complaints are associated with increased rates of ideation among physicians.
Health professionals who promote anti-vax views at work or on social media are on the regulator’s radar.
The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association published a survey last month, showing just one-third of primary care nurses believe they are practising at full scope.
Why is it that a mentally ill person cannot obtain the disability support pension (DSP) without a consultation that may cost more than a week’s income on that same pension?
If anything keeps GPs up at night, it’s the fear that one of their patients is at risk of suicide and they missed the warning signs.
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Improving Function in Patients with Major Depression
Organiser: Lundbeck Australia
Date: 22nd of May 2019
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Date: 18th of June 2019
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