Specialist Assessments

Specialist Assessments

Specialist assessments may be required for a number of reasons including referral to services, medical treatment and second opinions.

These include:

  • referral to rehabilitation and other services
  • as a requirement by New Zealand Transport Agency (e.g. section 65 licensing)
  • for a second opinion as a consumer preference
  • for a second opinion through the justice system or under the Mental Health Act
  • for assessment through ACC (Accident Compensation Corporation)
  • for specialist medical opinion (e.g. recommendation for further management)
  • for specialist medical treatment (e.g. treatment of problem alcohol or drug use) or for research purposes
  • for specialist psychiatric mental health assessment