FAQs about VIC Medical Service
- 1. Can I have one of the VMS (VIC Medical Service) doctors as my GP?
- No, this is not possible as VMS is an occupational health service. Its mandate is to conduct medical examinations on initial employment, reassignment and upon exit, and endorses sick leaves. VMS can provide you names of GPs and specialists.
2. What do I do if I had an accident/incident that happened to and from work?
It is recommended depending on the severity of the accident/incident that you have, assessed, treated and/or reported to local authorities such as hospital, police or through your GP if it happened outside the VIC premises. Afterwards, you should report to VMS to document the incident. Any work-related compensation claims have to be submitted within 4 months by you to HR (Appendix D).
- 3. When do I have to provide a medical report to get my SL endorsed?
- 4. Can my employer (HR) request my diagnosis?
- 5. My doctor does not provide me with a diagnosis, what can I do?
- 6. Can I get a blood test done at the VMS requested by my outside private physician?
- 7. Where can I send my medical documents? Is there a special e-mail address?
- 8. Can I borrow a wheelchair and or crutches from VMS if needed after an injury?
- 9. Can I get prescriptions at the VMS?
- 10. Can VMS grant me a Sick Leave?
- 11. Does VMS have an eye doctor/ophthalmologist?
- 12. What do I do when I feel I cannot cope anymore with my work?
- 13. Does VMS have a gynaecologist?