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

The Sustainable Health Professional - Dr Roger Sexton's workshop on the sustainable health professional at the 2019 SA Primary Health Care conference in Adelaide, filmed by ArmChair Medical - view video here

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

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 GPs - the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has information sheet detailing the RACGP Self-care support program (accessing a psychologist) as well the many other support services/resources available to GPs all detailed in this document

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

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

Doctors with Disabilities - an organisation that brings together the people that have beaten the odds and have gone onto become successful doctors as well as those aspiring to follow in their footsteps

For Doctors with Cancer - Finding My Way is an internet based intervention that provides a convenient, user friendly way to gain information and/or skills to improve your physical and mental well being during your treatment for cancer -

Creating a mentally healthy workplace - where we work impacts us greatly, even more so as busy medical professionals managing patient demands, it is important that our workplace culture is a positive space to work. beyondblue recently released a guide to creating a mentally healthy workplace - it is an important read for Practices and Health Services - view link here.

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 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

The South Australian Postgraduate Medical Education Association

The Rural Doctors Association of South Australia was established to provide medico-political and industrial assistance for South Australian rural doctors

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

Comprehensive website detailing medical conferences around Australia and the world - great resource to keep abreast of your continuing professional development - Medical Conferences

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

More resources can be also found on the National Doctors for Doctors website here -

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