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:


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.


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 Scheme Support on 8238 5757, or send an email with your name and the details of your enquiry.