Your assessment will be conducted in a friendly supportive environment by a Specialist Consultant Psychiatrist / Occupational Physician with extensive experience in the field of medico-legal psychiatry. The Consultant been asked to provide an independent psychiatric assessment and report to the referring person or organisation.
Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the assessment. This will take approximately 1 hour and depending on the complexity of the assessment on some occasions an additional appointment may be required. Please ensure you bring photo identification, such as your driver’s license and details of any prescriptions / medications.
The assessment will involve a detailed discussion in which the Consultant will take an extensive medical and psychiatric history. The Psychiatrist strives to approach the assessment as sensitively as possible but please be aware cannot provide treatment nor provide comment on past, present or future treatment during the assessment/examination.