A medicolegal report is a document which a suitably qualified doctor may complete in response to a request from a third party, which answers specific questions about a person’s medical diagnosis (if any), the cause or causal factors leading to that medical condition, the impact of that condition on functioning, the treatment indicated for that condition, and the prognosis or likely future course for that condition.
Third parties requesting such reports include: Legal practitioners, the Courts, Insurers, Superannuation companies, Worker’s Compensation authorities and Employers.
Other relevant questions may include: the current clinical status of medical condition, is the medical condition related or not to work, and will it be affected by a return to work or by continuing to work.
When you attend for the appointment, my receptionist will confirm personal details and ask you to complete a consent form for the assessment to proceed.
Please find the below Medicolegal information and links:
- Austlii Search
- Medical Board Code Of Conduct
Download the Medical Board of Australia Code of Conduct
- Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists