The online magazine of CQ Rural Health

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...
Bright Future for Rural Medicine

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

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...

Locals show support for suicide prevention

Locals show support for suicide prevention

Fourteen residents from across Banana Shire recently attended a course to become a trainer of a one day Australian Suicide prevention intervention program. Central Queensland Rural Health Chief Executive officer Sandra Corfield said the three day course will teach...

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

august 2019

30aug6:30 pm8:30 pmA multidisciplinary approach to Opioid Rationalisation in Pain Management - EmeraldJoyce McSwan - PainWISE6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Other CPD Events

Public Hearing/Inquiry into Aged Care, End-of-Life and Palliative Care

Type: Face-to-face
Location: Rockhampton 
Queensland Parliament 
Date: 17th July 2019
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20th International Mental Health Conference

Type: Face-to-face
Location: Gold Coast
Mental Health Australia
Date: 31st July 2019
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Dementia Essentials

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