Medical practitioners

Treating patients with a work injury can be different to that of the private patient. As a doctor, it is likely you will encounter workplace factors that are outside the scope of general practice. These issues can be difficult to resolve alone.

We’re here to help

You have access to a range of clinical resources -

SERVICES

Second opinion medicine

This is a clinical support tool that provides you and your patients with quick access to a second clinical opinion from a leading South Australia medical specialist.

Clinical education

Face to face

Attend any of our series of clinically based education workshops that are free for GPs to attend.

  • Register through the SAPMEA education calendar.

Online

Enrol in two interactive online modules that are CPD accredited with RACGP and ACRRM.

  • Sign-up for access through SAPMEA online education menu.

GP work injury referral resource

Find appropriate specialists to refer to for patients with a work injury and minimise delays in assessment and/or treatment.

ReturnToWorkSA Medical Advisor

Dr Chris Bollen

ReturnToWorkSA's Medical Advisor can provide you with face-to-face clinical support and guidance on all aspects of treating patients with a work injury, including:

  • strategies to actively manage patients with complex injuries
  • doctor to doctor clinical support and problem solving
  • how to prescribe an active recovery in patients with a work injury

If you would like to arrange a visit to your practice, please contact Jodie Blakeley on 8233 2204, or send an email with your name and the details of your enquiry.

ReturnToWorkSA Practice Support Consultant

Nathanael Brown

ReturnToWorkSA's Practice Support Consultant can help you and your practice staff achieve better health and return to work outcomes by providing:

  • a practice profile, including common work injuries and your doctors’ servicing patterns
  • information on how the fee schedule can support you to deliver the best care
  • information on how to navigate through the work injury insurance system
  • support to implement systems that enhance delivery of team based care for your patients.

If you would like to arrange a visit to your clinic, please contact Nathanael Brown on 0439 985 679 or send an email with your name and the details of your enquiry.