Towards a better WorkCover scheme in Victoria

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

WorkCover improvements would benefit patients, practitioners, employers and the community.

In the face of increasing frustration with the Victorian WorkCover scheme, it seems the right time to discuss a desire for change shared by many – not least of whom are the medical practitioners of Victoria. Why is it Victorian doctors and specialists are feeling increasingly fed-up with the system? Let’s look at some of the reasons. A GP treating a WorkCover compensable patient often has a more difficult injury to contend wit...

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Published 07 August, 2008 | Updated 12 August, 2008