Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Next Health specialists are not insurance doctors. Our medical practitioners are independent professionals who undertake reviews for various referral sources, using their expertise in providing quality medical assessments.

This is an assessment done once you have reached maximum medical improvement (that is, you are unlikely to improve further over the next 12 months). The doctor assesses your impairment based on very specific instructions and criteria developed by WorkCover WA (you can find more information at If you are being assessed concerning injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident, they make the assessment using clinical judgement, radiological tests and suitable impairment/disability guides.

You can request a copy of the report from the person or company who referred you to us, allowing 2-3 weeks following your review for the report to arrive.

If you bring children with you please try and bring someone to look after them in the waiting area. This will allow the doctor to concentrate on your examination and what you are saying to him/her.

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