Communicating with doctors: the finer points

Tom Barton

Dr Robyn Horsley explains the issues when communicating with a treating doctor.

In a previous article, Dr Robyn Horsley gave us ten tips for approaching and communicating with an injured worker’s treating doctor. In this article, Robyn takes us through some common scenarios to discuss with the treating physician.  Clarification of the medical certificate “Sometimes the certificates aren’t descriptive enough,” says Robyn. This can lead to employers not quite knowing how to start RTW, or what ac...

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Published 16 October, 2011 | Updated 29 June, 2022