mlcoa Queensland

Level 15, 333 Ann Street                         

Brisbane  QLD  4000

Ph: 07 3839 1999
Fax: 07 3831 4506
E: contactqld@mlcoa.com.au

mlcoa QLD Updates

July Update:

Hello,

mlcoa QLD wishes to thank you for your support over the last 6 months, moving forward for the second half of 2017 we have been busy creating educational and promotional events to support your learning needs.

 

New Consultant 

mlcoa is proud to announce a new member to our team Dr Robert Gordon Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing in Toowoomba. Dr Gordon’s area is expertise is musculoskeletal conditions, injuries and surgeries, with a particular interest in shoulder and knee’s. Dr Gordon is an accredited permanent impairment assessor for Comcare and has completed training for AMA 5TH edition Guides and is also a Certified Medical Examiner. Dr Gordon first available date for Toowoomba Consultation is 16.08.2017. To view Dr Gordon's profile, please click here.

 

Educational Events

Please join us in the following Brisbane and Regional areas for our morning educational sessions as you won’t want to miss out on what Adjustment in August at mlcoa has in stall for you!

 

Last Chance!

Limited seats remain for the following events:

Now You See Me! Deception In Head Injury And Psychiatric Claims (Cairns) on the 25th of July with Dr Wasim Shaikh, Psychiatrist.

Navigating the Maze Of Depression (Townsville) on the 27th of July with Dr Curt Gray, Psychiatrist.                                                           

For further information please email eventsqld@mlcoa.com.au or please call Vanessa or Fernanda on (07) 3839 1999 to secure your place.

 

Bullying and Harassment

You are invited to come listen to Dr Derek Lovell, Psychiatrist discuss Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace.

Dr Lovell will explore common features of bullying and harassment in the workplace, its consequences, frequency in Australia and intervention strategies. He will also discuss the findings of the Personality and Total Health Project and the Australian Barometer studies. Dr Lovell will also provide case studies for discussion.

Dr Derek Lovell is an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist with specialist skills in Forensic Psychiatry and Medico Legal aspects of Psychiatric Medicine.  Notably, Dr Lovell devised and co-authored the PIRS (Psychiatric Impairment Rating Scale), a specialized tool which forms the basis of most psychiatric insurance claim reports. He has extensive experience with Return to Work Programs, Workers Compensation and Forensic Psychiatry.

Presenter: Dr Derek Lovell, Psychiatrist

Where: Emporium Hotel, Emporium Precinct, 1000 Ann St, Fortitude Valley, QLD

When: Thursday, 3rd August 2017

Cost: On Us!

Time: 8:15am arrival for an 8:30am start. Session to conclude at 10:00am.

To Register: Please complete the registration form and return it to Vanessa and Fernanda via eventsqld@mlcoa.com.au. For further information please call Vanessa or Fernanda on (07) 3839 1999.

 

Navigating the Maze of Depression– Cairns

This presentation will look at modern diagnostic concepts of ‘depression’ and how to understand when it is a clinical syndrome as opposed to normal reaction. The range of depression diagnosis will be covered including: Major Depressive Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, Dysthymic Disorder (Persistent Depressive Disorder) and other depressive entities.

The presentation will also cover further points such as:

  • Why depressive disorders lead to functional impairment.
  • Whether such impairments may be confined or pervasive

Dr Gray welcomes question in advance about the topic, please feel free to email them in and he will include answers to these in the presentation.

Presenter: Dr Curt Gray, Psychiatrist

Where: Christies Conference Centre Cairns, 14 Spence Street, Cairns QLD

When: Wednesday, 16th August 2017

Cost: On Us!

Time: 8:15am arrival for an 8:30am start. Session to conclude at 9:45am approx.

To Register: Please complete the registration form and return it to Vanessa and Fernanda via eventsqld@mlcoa.com.au. For further information please call Vanessa or Fernanda on (07) 3839 1999.

 

 Regional Shoulder Series: Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

You are invited to a presentation by Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Michael Thomas. During the presentation, Dr Thomas will discuss:

  • What is Subacromial Impingement Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Disease
  • Sub Impingement Syndrome the difference in soft tissue conditions between the two above stated.
  • The complications that occur, and
  • Effective treatment options

Presenter: Dr Michael Thomas, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Date: Wednesday, 13th September

Time: 8:15am arrival for an 8:30am start. Session to conclude at 10:00am.

Where: Jam Cafe, 1 Palmer Street, Townsville QLD

Cost: On Us!

To Register: Complete the registration form and email it to Vanessa and Fernanda via eventsqld@mlcoa.com.au. If you require more information, please call Vanessa or Fernanda on (07) 3839 1999.

 

Regional Update

At mlcoa we take your feedback seriously and to support your regional needs we have devised new coverage as below stated:

  • Occupational Physician Dr Angus Forbes Cairns 10.08.2017
  • Psychiatrist Dr Wasim Shaikh Cairns 05.08.2017
  • Neurologist and Rehabilitation Physician Dr Du Plessis Cairns 08.08.2017
  • Psychiatrist Professor Sandy Macleod Cairns 25.07.2017
  • Occupational Physician Dr Angus Forbes Rockhampton 21.07.2017
  • Orthopeadic Surgeon Dr Michael Thomas Townsville 16.08.2017
  • Psychiatrist Professor Sandy Macleod Townsville 24.07.2017
  • Psychiatrist Dr Curt Gray Townsville 27.07.2017
  • Psychiatrist Dr Wasim Shaikh Townsville  04.09.2017
  • Occupational Therapist Ms Vanessa Aitken National coverage upon request
  • Neuropsychologist Dr Melissa Hughes and Dr Amanda White National Coverage upon request – available for file review.

If you feel that there are certain specialist that you require in your area please let QLD Client Relationship Manager Vanessa Daniel know her details are vanessa.daniel@mlcoa.com.au or contact her directly on (07) 3839 1999. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

Regards,

 

The mlcoa Team