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General Practitioner with Special Interest Applications


RFx ID : 22770288
Tender Name : General Practitioner with Special Interest Applications
Reference # :
Open Date : Thursday, 4 June 2020 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Monday, 30 November 2020 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85000000 - Healthcare Services
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Northland
  • Otago
  • Southland
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Anthony Pettett
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

Due to capacity issues ACC requires additional General Practitioner/s with Special Interest (GPSI) providers in the Southland, Central Otago (Alexandra, Cromwell, Queenstown), Northland and Hawkes Bay only. ACC are not seeking GPSI suppliers in regions not listed as there are no capacity issues there.

Existing contracted GPSI suppliers are not required to respond to this Request for Application.

A GPSI is defined as a General Practitioner who has advanced training and/or experience in musculoskeletal medicine. They will complement their primary care role by delivering a high quality, improved access service for musculoskeletal conditions to meet local needs. The GPSI has access to specialist investigations and services, such as MRI and Orthotics, and is able to undertake advanced general practice procedures, such as joint injections and minor surgery.

The GPSI is expected to accept referrals for non-urgent or routine ACC Clients who would otherwise be referred to a specialist. They are also expected to provide an experienced second opinion and management options to support General Practitioners and ACC Clients seeking a positive outcome through enhanced care.

A key objective is to reduce ACC Clients waiting time.

We are seeking General Practitioners who are suitably qualified by holding a Vocational Registration and who have completed postgraduate tertiary level qualification in any/all of the following recognised scope of medicine:
• Musculoskeletal
• Occupational
• Sports Medicine
• Orthopedic

Please refer to the attached documents.