The online magazine of CQ Rural Health
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Articles from around the internet
Cloncurry residents are enjoying greater access to essential health services, with expanded facilities at Flinders Medical Centre now open for business.
If you’re a little unclear who can access a patient’s My Health Record, you’re in good company.
Victoria’s mental health royal commission hears thousands of patients are falling through the gap between primary and specialist services
But an easy fix would be to set up early intervention models for bipolar disorder: psychiatrist
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.
Even if our heads tell us feeling guilt over a patient is unreasonable, unwarranted or arrogant, our hearts still struggle
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.
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