Second Opinion Pharmacy Services

ReturnToWorkSA's Second Opinion Pharmacy Services provide fast access to SA based clinical pharmacy experts to support treating medical providers and their patients with work injuries.

What are Second Opinion Pharmacy Services?

Our Second Opinion Pharmacy Services provide treating medical providers and their patients with face-to-face and telephone based education, support and clinical advice from a pharmacist.

The service is voluntary, with no obligation to participate and can be provided for undetermined and accepted claims.

Who can access Second Opinion Pharmacy Services?

GPs and treating medical providers who are treating patients with a work injury claim.

Which services are included in Second Opinion Pharmacy Services?

Second Opinion Pharmacy Services provides the treating medical provider with clinical advice and support about (but not limited to):

  • dosage
  • medication alternatives
  • interactions between medicines and contraindications
  • side-effects, including preventative and management strategies
  • management strategies to avoid dependence and complications.

Medical providers can refer patients with a work injury to Second Opinion Pharmacy Services to provide them with education and information about (but not limited to):

  • their current medicines
  • how their medicines affect their medical conditions
  • interactions between their medicines
  • correct use and storage of their medicines
  • lifestyle factors that may impact their medicines
  • side-effects of their medicines, including preventatives and management strategies.

How can I access or refer for Second Opinion Pharmacy Services?

To access or refer patients to Second Opinion Pharmacy Services, please contact one of our approved providers below.

Drug and Therapeutics Information Service (DATIS)
P: (08) 7425 8444
E: health.DATIS@sa.gov.au

My MedsHealth
P: 0400 722 445
E: juliet@mymedshealth.com.au
W:  www.mymedshealth.com.au

Australian Medication Safety Services
P: 0413 800 539
E: chris@medsafetyaustralia.com.au
W:  www.medsafetyaustralia.com.au

Where can I get more information about Second Opinion Pharmacy Services?

For general information about Second Opinion Pharmacy Services, please contact Scheme Support on 08 8238 5757 or via email at providers@rtwsa.com.