RTWN034: How to Communicate Effectively with GPs w/ Dr Peter Sharman

Occupational Physician Dr Peter Sharman shares tips on how to communicate and collaborate with General Practitioners who treat injured workers.

You can find Peter at Hobart Occupational Medicine.

We discuss:

  • The challenges compensable injuries bring to general practice
  • How Peter communicates with GPs on behalf of employers and insurers
  • Peter’s advice on the most effective means of communication with GPs
  • Why some rehab providers are left out of the consulting room
  • The merits and risks of company-nominated doctors

Connect with Peter on Twitter and LinkedIn. Also be sure to subscribe to his blog Insult & Injury.