The online magazine of CQ Rural Health
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...
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...
Over the weekend, members of the Banana Shire community came together to learn how to have life saving conversations with someone who may be contemplating suicide. It was a CALM one-day workshop delivered by CQRH’s Project Officer, Deirdre Fagan-Pagliano, and Jillian...
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 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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