Once the Medical Panel has written up its medical opinion, it will be sent to all relevant parties.
Below are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) that will help you understand more about this stage of the process:
For most WorkCover cases it takes around four weeks from your appointment, however it may be longer than this for more complex matters.
For Wrongs Act cases, the Panel usually provides its medical opinion within 30 days of the last appointment. If the Panel needs more time, your representative and the referrer will be told.
The Medical Panel can't reopen your matter once it has issued its opinion. If you believe there are errors, please seek legal advice.
For a WorkCover claim, please contact:
- your legal representatives
- WorkCover Assist on or
- Union Assist on or
- WorkSafe Advisory on or through the website at
For Wrongs Act claims please contact your legal representatives.
Reviewed 14 January 2021