Lead: Associate Professor Sue Stott
This report looked at how to improve efficiency and effectiveness in musculoskeletal care. It is one of a number of forecasts commissioned by Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) to build a picture of the future health and disability workforce.
- make managing musculoskeletal disorders a core competency for GPs and physiotherapists
- develop a workforce skilled in caring for older people
- more emphasis on rehabilitation and self-care.
See also the Rehabilitation workforce service forecast for related recommendations.