The online magazine of CQ Rural Health

President’s Report 2019

It is with pleasure that I present to you the 2019 annual report for CQRDGP, trading as Central Queensland Rural Health (CQRH). CQRH is an incorporated association. Members include General Practitioners, Medical Officers, Allied Health professionals, Nurses and...
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...

Wheel of Wellbeing Rolling Ahead

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

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...

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.

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Supporting Children's Resilience in General Practice

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Emerging Minds
Date: Year Round Event
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Private Practice and Medico-legal Conference

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AMA Queensland
Date: 3rd of September 2019
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Dementia Essentials

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Location: Biloela
Dementia Australia
Date: 3rd of September 2019
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