Is my injured worker allowed to choose his own doctor?

Yes, the legislation allows a worker to choose the doctor of their choice to manage their work place injury.  

However an employer retains the right to have their worker reviewed by a consultant doctor. You can refer them to your own doctor and they can choose their own.  So if they don’t have their own doctor, you can refer them to yours or if they choose their own, they would see two doctors. As part of your Injury Management Process, your company should have a nominated Consultant Doctor who is familiar with industrial health injuries and your workplace and its operations.  You can contact Aurenda on (08) 6389 8900 to discuss a suitable medical practice to assist with your workplace injury management.  

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