Sick notes turn into 'fit notes.'

Brockett, James
January 2008
People Management;1/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p12
This article reports on the move to redesign the standard sick note as a fit note to give employers in Great Britain more information about what work a person can do. According to minister for health and work Lord William David McKenzie, improving communication between general practitioners (GPs) and employers was the biggest challenge but that doctors were becoming more engaged with the plans. He revealed that a pilot scheme is under way in Wales to establish whether sick notes can be delivered from GPs to employers electronically.


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