Dr Doug Hill has a special interest in musculoskeletal (relating to muscles and skeleton) injuries. He provides an assessment that is currently for ACC funded injuries under the ACC GPSI contract. This service is available on referral from your usual General Practitioner.
- GPSI's are able to access all diagnostic facilities available to secondary care clinicians (Specialists). Clinical training for the GPSI's is provided by the Orthopaedic Consultants at Dunedin Hospital.
- Under the GPSI service, patients are diagnosed and a treatment plan is made. Patients referred to a GPSI receive high-quality, timely, efficient and effective care.
- Patients referred to a GPSI are seen a maximum of three times, thereafter they are referred to a secondary care clinician, or returned to their GP for ongoing management.