With fires continuing to burn around the state, we are aware that members and their staff may have been impacted.
The Queensland Government Rural Fire Service bushfire map provides an update on current fires burning, and you can follow Queensland Fire and Emergency Services on Facebookfor rolling updates.
YOUR WELLBEING IS OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE
Often you are on the frontline helping others during these extreme weather events. Please look after your own health too. Queensland Doctors’ Health Programme (QDHP) can provide doctors with peer-to-peer assistance and support. You can call QDHP on (07) 3833 4352 for a confidential chat.
The Medical Benevolent Association of Queensland (MBAQ) can also provide financial assistance to doctors who are facing adversity, financial stress or loss of income. You can find further information on how MBAQ can assist you here and download the grant application form here.
IMMEDIATE WORKPLACE RELATIONS ADVICE FOR YOUR PRACTICE
Our Workplace Relations Team is ready to help with any queries you have in relation to practice closures, general health and safety issues, staff unable to get to work, rostering and overtime. If you have any questions, please call the Team on (07) 3872 2222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate assistance.
SUPPORT WITH MEMBERSHIP FEES
If you are experiencing financial difficulty as a result of the fires, we can help with support of your membership fees. Contact us on (07) 3872 2201 or email email@example.com.
AMA Queensland is here to support you and your colleagues. Please do not hesitate to call us for support and advice over the coming days and weeks.
Published: 10 Sep 2019