GPs’ role in navigating the NDIS continues to be overlooked

One of the major issues Associate Professor Davis has encountered with the NDIS planning process has been a lack of communication between practitioners and the scheme, which can result in inefficiencies.

‘When an NDIS plan is implemented, there are some barriers between the GP and the information about what’s happened for their patient,’ he said. ‘That may have implications in terms of healthcare and health support.

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Topics:
Medical, Health General, Mental Health, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Amanda Lyons

Source:
RACGP

Date published:
Tue 10th Dec, 2019