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 drs4drs.com.au
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 http://www.jmohealth.org.au/
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 https://www.racp.edu.au/fellow...
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 http://www.anzca.edu.au/fellow...
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 https://onthewards.org/
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 http://www.beyondblue.org.au
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 https://www.ruok.org.au/
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 https://appadvice.com/app/vige...
An excellent self-care website from New Zealand http://www.calm.auckland.ac.nz
A website promoting a world wide movement to increase compassion in health care www.heartsinhealthcare.com
An excellent UK travel medicine website for both the advising doctor and the doctor/ student traveller www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk
A new website full of resources to help the busy junior doctor stay well www.jmohealth.org.au
An excellent Canadian doctors’ health website www.ephysicianhealth.com
A comprehensive website by Dr Martin Seligman, the “father of positive psychology,” focussing on positive psychology and offering a suite of self-assessment questionnaires www.authentichappiness.org
A very relevant and personal website offering GP registrars, medical students and pre-vocational doctors real strategies to build resilience www.rcubed.org.au
The Australian medical students useful website information on student wellbeing www.amsa.org.au
The informative Rural Doctors’ Workforce agency website for rural doctors with details of their unique Dr DOC health program www.ruraldoc.org.au
The AMA website offers useful information re doctors’ health, especially junior doctors www.ama.com.au
The Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners website has a very useful range of resources www.racgp.org.au
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 www.miga.com.au
The Doctors Health Advisory Service website has some useful health information, with a link to local support services www.dhas.org.au
The American Medical Association website is extensive and contains their excellent AMA Healthier Life Steps program for doctors www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physi...
Mentoring for Doctors - view our mentor programs' page here.