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Physiotherapists and psychologists can now certify in NSW

Dr Petrina Casey

Dr Petrina Casey, Director, Health Policy, Prevention & Supervision at the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), gives us the low-down on this timely shift.

What RTW professionals need to know about the changes to certification practice Physiotherapists and psychologists may now write certificates of capacity/certificates of fitness for people injured at work or in motor vehicle accidents in NSW. The initial medical certificate must still be completed by a GP, who should provide a diagnosis, give advice about treatment, issue any prescriptions that might be required and make an initial assessment o...

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