Gone fishing

Paul Nisselle
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb00793.x
Published online: 1 January 2007

Comment: Agents for a workers compensation authority commonly assert they have the right to see the patient’s entire medical history to assess whether the injury arose from work or from another past or current illness or injury.

  • Paul Nisselle

  • Risk Management, Medical Defence Association of Victoria, Carlton, VIC.


Competing interests:

I am a Senior Advisor for Risk Management at the Medical Defence Association of Victoria and Convenor of Medical Panels in Victoria’s WorkCover scheme.


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