This article covers the symptoms of concussion and the key roles that GPs play in early management. It discusses factors that affect recovery and the advice GPs should give to patients to help prevent escalation of symptoms and to promote earlier recovery. Finally, it describes the ACC funded Concussion Service
System Fix: Episode 12 - Where are we?
It’s just over 400 days since the report of the Health and Disability System Review Panel, aka the Simpson Report, was released. New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain and regular System Fix panelists Gabrielle Baker and Tim Tenbensel catch up on the latest developments in the roll out of reforms to the New Zealand health system