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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...

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

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...

Wheel of Wellbeing Rolling Ahead

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...

Bright Future for Rural Medicine

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...

Central Highlands Goes Green

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

GP campaign: would you ditch bulk-billing for one day?

It has been suggested as one way for doctors to protest.

Infections linked with eating disorders in teens

It’s another example of trauma precipitating a mental illness, says expert.

4 key points about doctors and suicide

Complaints are associated with increased rates of ideation among physicians.

Stick to the facts on vax, AHPRA warns

Health professionals who promote anti-vax views at work or on social media are on the regulator’s radar.

5 ways your nurses can add more value

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.

Centrelink's Game of Snakes and Ladders for the Mentally Ill

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?

Why suicide risk can run in families

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.

When saying yes is kind of a no-no

GPs can be caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to patient requests. Alas, there’s no easy answer, writes Dr Jon Fogarty

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Other CPD Events

Improving Function in Patients with Major Depression

Type: Face-to-face
Location: Rockhampton
Organiser:
Lundbeck Australia
Date: 22nd of May 2019
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Cardiac and Vascular Update

Type: Face-to-face
Location: Rockhampton
Organiser:
St Andrew’s Hospital
Date: 18th of June 2019
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Dementia Essentials

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