General practitioner participation in return to work activities

This information sheet outlines how you can help support your patient to stay at or return to work after a workplace injury or transport accident.


What it contains

This document gives GPs guidance on how they can help an injured worker return to work. It gives suggestions for:

  • using your consultation time to communicate with your patient and others to support getting back to or staying at work
  • participating in a GP Return to Work Case Conference
  • making a phone call to the employer
  • visiting your patient’s worksite