(cf former s 10 (2))In this Division:
ambulance service includes any conveyance of an injured worker to or from a medical practitioner or hospital.
chiropractor means a person registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law to practise in the chiropractic profession (other than as a student).
dental prosthetist means a person registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law:(a) to practise in the dental profession as a dental prosthetist (other than as a student), and(b) in the dental prosthetists division of that profession.
hospital treatment means treatment (including treatment by way of rehabilitation) at any hospital or at any rehabilitation centre conducted by a hospital and includes:(a) the maintenance of the worker as a patient at the hospital or rehabilitation centre,(b) the provision or supply by the hospital, at the hospital or rehabilitation centre, of nursing attendance, medicines, medical or surgical supplies, or other curative apparatus, and(c) any other ancillary service,but does not include ambulance service.
medical or related treatment includes:(a) treatment by a medical practitioner, a registered dentist, a dental prosthetist, a registered physiotherapist, a chiropractor, an osteopath, a masseur, a remedial medical gymnast or a speech therapist,(b) therapeutic treatment given by direction of a medical practitioner,(c) (Repealed)(d) the provision of crutches, artificial members, eyes or teeth and other artificial aids or spectacles,(e) any nursing, medicines, medical or surgical supplies or curative apparatus, supplied or provided for the worker otherwise than as hospital treatment,(f) care (other than nursing care) of a worker in the worker’s home directed by a medical practitioner having regard to the nature of the worker’s incapacity,(f1) domestic assistance services,(g) the modification of a worker’s home or vehicle directed by a medical practitioner having regard to the nature of the worker’s incapacity, and(h) treatment or other thing prescribed by the regulations as medical or related treatment,but does not include ambulance service, hospital treatment or occupational rehabilitation service.
occupational rehabilitation service means any of the following services provided by or on behalf of a provider accredited under section 52 of the 1998 Act or by a person, or a person of a class, prescribed by the regulations:(a) initial rehabilitation assessment,(b) functional assessment,(c) workplace assessment,(d) job analysis,(e) advice concerning job modification,(f) rehabilitation counselling,(g) vocational assessment,(h) advice or assistance concerning job-seeking,(i) advice or assistance in arranging vocational re-education or training,(j) preparation of a rehabilitation plan,(k) any other service prescribed by the regulations,but does not include hospital treatment.
osteopath means a person registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law to practise in the osteopathy profession (other than as a student).
public hospital means:(a) a public hospital within the meaning of the Health Services Act 1997 controlled by an area health service or the Crown,(b) a statutory health corporation or affiliated health organisation within the meaning of the Health Services Act 1997,(c) (Repealed)(d) a hospital or other institution (whether in this State or in another State or a Territory of the Commonwealth) that:(i) is prescribed by the regulations, or(ii) belongs to a class of hospitals or institutions prescribed by the regulations,for the purposes of this definition.