mlcoa Queensland

Level 15, 333 Ann Street

Brisbane  QLD  4000

Ph: 07 3839 1999
Fax: 07 3831 4506
E: contactqld@mlcoa.com.au

mlcoa QLD Updates

April Update:

Welcome to mlcoa’s April bulletin and thank you for joining us.

mlcoa is pleased to advise of the new specialists joining us this month; Dr Wasim Shaikh, Psychiatrist and Dr Angus Forbes, Occupational Physician. Dr Shaikh will be available in Brisbane and Cairns. Dr Forbes will be consulting in Brisbane mlcoa office as well as regionally. Keep an eye out for their vacancies this month in the weekly appointment availabilities or contact our customer service team on (07) 3839 1999.

mlcoa is proud to announce its commitment to best practice in claims management and rehabilitation by utilising the role of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) in partnering with Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) which is the most widely used evidence based treatment and return to work planning tool in the US and other parts of the world. 

To learn more about ODG and how it can best be incorporated into providing outcome based claims management solutions that is supported through literature and gold standard research please contact Sam Norton and Vanessa Daniel at mlcoa Qld office on 07 3839 1999 to request more information on this service.

mlcoa will be an exhibitor at The Far North Queensland Return to Work Conference on April 28th in Townsville. Please stop by our stand and say ‘Hi!’ to Vanessa and Sam.

 

Educational Events:

Quadriplegia And Paraplegia: Signs, Symptoms, Compliations And Rehabilitation

You are invited to a presentation by Consultant Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist and Neurologist Dr Du Plessis. During the presentation, Dr Du Plessis will discuss:

  • The difference in the conditions;
  • The complications that occur;
  • The effect this has on the person’s functional ability and care requirements; and
  • Life expectancy and rehabilitation.

Dr Du Plessis welcomes questions in advance about the topic. Please feel free to email them in and he will include answers to these in the presentation.

 

Presenter: Dr Vic Du Plessis, Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist and Neurologist

Where: Christies Conference Centre, 320 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD

When: Wednesday, 17th May 2017

Cost: On Us!

Time: 8:00am arrival for an 8:30am start. Session to conclude at 10:00am.

RSVP: Please complete the registration form below and return it to Vanessa via vanessa.daniel@mlcoa.com.au. For further information please call Vanessa on (07) 3839 1999.

Registration Form

 

 

 

Psychological Conditions After A Physical Injury

This presentation will look at psychological conditions that can arise out of a traumatic physical injury.

  • How do physical injuries cause psychological conditions?
  • Common psychiatric conditions seen after physical injury
  • Treatment options
  • Barriers and enablers to recovery
  • Challenges this brings in medico legal assessments

Presenter: Dr Pala Valappil, Psychiatrist

Where: Level 18, 333 Ann Street, Brisbane QLD

When: Monday, 22nd May 2017

Cost: On Us!

Time: 10:15am arrival for a 10:30am start. Session to conclude at 11:30am.

RSVP: Please complete the registration form below and return it to Vanessa via vanessa.daniel@mlcoa.com.au. For further information please call Vanessa on (07) 3839 1999.

Registration Form

 

 

Regards,

 

The mlcoa Team