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President’s Report September 2019

Central Queensland Rural Health has continued to meet our targets and strive toward our goal of excellence and sustainability in rural health. There are currently 15 projects being undertaken throughout the communities we service. These projects vary in size, term and...
President’s Report September 2019

President’s Report September 2019

Central Queensland Rural Health has continued to meet our targets and strive toward our goal of excellence and sustainability in rural health. There are currently 15 projects being undertaken throughout the communities we service. These projects vary in size, term and...

Scholarship Success Stories

Scholarship Success Stories

The first recipients of the CQRH Scholarship for Rural Health have graduated and we couldn’t be more proud. Kiarne Dippel and Bretany Appel were the winners of the $1500 annual bursary in 2016. Kiarne is now an Advanced Care Paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance...

Making Tracks: Wheel of Wellbeing

Making Tracks: Wheel of Wellbeing

The Wheel of Wellbeing is making tracks in Biloela. Volunteers have been active, engaging with the community at local events including Road to Rumble at the Biloela Skate Park and Biloela Community Markets in the Park for a Mother's Day Activity. The community created...

Neuros flying visit to talk all things brainy

Neuros flying visit to talk all things brainy

Fourteen medical practitioners attended the June CPD event in Emerald to keep up to date on cervical or lumbar radiculopathy and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Dr Jason McMillen, Dr Martin Wood and Dr Jason Papacostas (pictured above), from Brisbane Clinical Neuroscience...

Dinner and a Chat: Emerald Student Networking Event

Dinner and a Chat: Emerald Student Networking Event

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...

President’s Report April 2019

President’s Report April 2019

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...

Articles from around the internet

Cloncurry's Flinders Medical Centre increases services following major upgrade

Cloncurry residents are enjoying greater access to essential health services, with expanded facilities at Flinders Medical Centre now open for business.

So who actually does have access to your MHR

If you’re a little unclear who can access a patient’s My Health Record, you’re in good company.

Patients told they're 'not suicidal enough' to receive care: inquiry

Victoria’s mental health royal commission hears thousands of patients are falling through the gap between primary and specialist services

Patients with first-episode mania falling between the cracks

But an easy fix would be to set up early intervention models for bipolar disorder: psychiatrist

'I am horrified': GP unloads on colleagues who breach the 80/20 rule

I once saw 105 patients in the one day – but my efforts did not display anything resembling quality medicine, admits medicolegal expert Dr Craig Lilienthal.

Grounded by Guilt and the 3AM 'What Ifs'

Even if our heads tell us feeling guilt over a patient is unreasonable, unwarranted or arrogant, our hearts still struggle

Doctors vs journalists – why the facts matter

We can’t be bystanders when it comes to calling out click bait and fake news, writes Dr Jill Tomlinson in response to Nikki Gemmell’s slur on male obstetricians.

Our Upcoming CPD Events

march 2020

14marAll Day15Date Claimer: 2020 Rural Health Education Weekend(All Day)

Other CPD Events

Supporting Children's Resilience in General Practice

Type: Online
Organiser:
Emerging Minds
Date: Year Round Event
More information…

Private Practice and Medico-legal Conference

Type: Face-to-face
Location: Brisbane
Organiser:
AMA Queensland
Date: 3rd of September 2019
More information…

Dementia Essentials

Type: Face-to-face
Location: Biloela
Organiser:
Dementia Australia
Date: 3rd of September 2019
More information…

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