UQ Health Care Ltd (UQHC) is a not-for-profit organisation, wholly owned by the University of Queensland (UQ). Registrars in UQ Health Care’s primary health care centres located on University campuses and in the general community, have access to experienced and passionate mentors, diverse patients and clinical services, and are supported by quality nursing and reception staff.
Our links to the UQ Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences provide opportunities for Registrars to pursue teaching and research interests, access University resources and connect with a professional development program.
Our GP Registrars are a vital part of our team, helping us to deliver on our vision and mission. In addition to a full suite of general practice services across multiple locations, UQHC also provides unique programs and services which are not available through standard practices, often bringing together multidisciplinary teams and diverse stakeholders:
- Our Homeless Service plays a vital role in coordinating care delivery to this most vulnerable of populations
- Our Refugee Health Service is a collaboration with Refugee Health Qld, UQ School of Medicine, and the Mater Centre for Primary Healthcare Innovation, to meet the complex health needs of refugees;
- The Metro South Complex Diabetes Service (Beacon Clinic) is a collaboration with Princess Alexandra and Logan Hospitals, with team care led by a specialist endocrinologists to deliver advanced health services to people with complex diabetes;
- The Continence Clinic is a collaboration with Ipswich and Prince Charles Hospitals, with team care led by a specialist geriatrician;
- The GPs in Secondary Schools Project brings together Children’s Health Queensland and UQHC GPs to provide medical advice and health care to those students most in need;
- UQ Healthy Living is a state-of-the-art facility promoting healthy ageing. Bringing together a range of disciplines including physiotherapy, exercise physiology, occupational therapy, and dietetics, UQHL draws on the latest global research to address the challenge of an ageing population.
UQ Health Care employs a number of GP Registrars each year, so please contact us for more information.