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:
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.
Second Opinion Pharmacy
ReturnToWorkSA's Second Opinion Pharmacist Services provide fast access to SA based clinical pharmacy experts to support medical providers and their patients with work injuries.
ReturnToWorkGP is a free online course designed to provide you with the skills, tools and knowledge to help guide and progress your patients' recovery and return to work.
Developed by ReturnToWorkSA in partnership with ModMed, the course teaches:
The course is accredited for 4 RACGP QI&CPD points, and takes roughly 1-2 hours to complete. It can be completed in stages.
Face to face
Attend any of our series of clinically based education workshops that are free for GPs to attend.
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:
If you would like to arrange a visit to your practice, please contact Scheme Support on 8238 5757, or send an email with your name and the details of your enquiry.
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