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There isn't a specific law which says that primary care medical practitioners must refer to specialists. It is a matter of professional standards, and if the issues are beyond the scope of the primary advisor, then good practice is that they must refer to a specialist. But this is not specified in an act of parliament the law is that if standards are not maintained then the Health and Disability Commissioner can investigate, which I suspect you know about. So the HDC can rule if the primary caregiver should have referred this on, as a matter of good practice
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