Useful Links

We hope you find the following web links useful and of interest

Thinkwell uses the latest psychological and educational research to assist high achievers to obtain maximum productivity. In particular, the “Ultimate Time Management Guide for GPs” is excellent

Doctors' Health Services Pty Ltd co-ordinates the delivery of health advisory and referral services for doctors and medical students across Australia. Help and support is available for doctors health services in every state and territory

For Junior Medical Officer Mental Health support - an excellent site managed by junior Doctors and it is an initiative of a collaborative of medical organisations

For GPs & GP Registrars in the Northern Territory - based on feedback from NT GPs the NT PHN has created a private and confidential Facebook page. This is a peer support group welcomes open and friendly discussion around clinical issues, as well as information sharing, specific to the NT. Join the page via this link here.

For Physicians - the Royal Australasian College of Physicians supports their profession with a range of doctors' health and well-being strategies

A Royal Australian College of Physicians 17 minute podcast “Physician , Heal Thyself”, which features, DHSA’s Dr Roger Sexton and doctors from other doctors’ health services

For Anaesthetists - the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists have a webpage detailing a range of support and events coordinated by the ANZCA Special Interest Group

For Junior Doctors & Senior Medical Students - onthewards is a free open access medical education website and community of practice dedicated to providing easily accessible, relevant and practical online resources that address the needs of the doctors of today and tomorrow as they navigate various stages of training

The Black Dog Institute website offers a wide range of resources, self-help tools and videos to assist with mood disorders http://www.blackdoginstitute.o...

beyondblue offers a rich suite of resources for the wide range of mental health problems affecting all of us

R U OK? Day - in September every year this day reminds us to connect and ask each other are you ok? Their website has great resources for "everyday" conversations and supports for ourselves and those around us

Lifeline - Lifeline has developed a range of free toolkits to provide you with information and assistance during challenging times. Browse and download our range of toolkits and factsheets. View and download here.

Mental Health Professionals Network - for practitioners across Australia to have the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary programs, including mental health practitioner networks and free online professional development webinars and podcasts. Our Medical Director, Dr Roger Sexton has conducted talks regularly to this Network about self-care for health professionals. More details on their website here.

Vigeo App - if you like apps this one has been specifically designed by a health organisation, Metro South Brisbane, for doctors. The resources are helpful whilst some services are specific to Queensland there are links through to other information. Download it from your app store - link to more info

An excellent self-care website from New Zealand

A website promoting a world wide movement to increase compassion in health care

An excellent UK travel medicine website for both the advising doctor and the doctor/ student traveller

A new website full of resources to help the busy junior doctor stay well

An excellent Canadian doctors’ health website

A comprehensive website by Dr Martin Seligman, the “father of positive psychology,” focussing on positive psychology and offering a suite of self-assessment questionnaires

A very relevant and personal website offering GP registrars, medical students and pre-vocational doctors real strategies to build resilience

The Australian medical students useful website information on student wellbeing

The informative Rural Doctors’ Workforce agency website for rural doctors with details of their unique Dr DOC health program

The AMA website offers useful information re doctors’ health, especially junior doctors

The Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners website has a very useful range of resources

MIGA is a leading national Medical Defence Organisation with an innovative IRM program to help doctors manage risk and a support program for doctors experiencing medicolegal matters

The Doctors Health Advisory Service website has some useful health information, with a link to local support services

The American Medical Association website is extensive and contains their excellent AMA Healthier Life Steps program for doctors

Mentoring for Doctors - view our mentor programs' page here.

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