August/September 2013 (vol. 10/2)

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Assessing the benefits

What next for the Work Capability Assessments?


The government’s Work Capability Assessment is still causing controversy. Rebecca Ghani explores the current issues and future plans for the test.

TESTS to determine if a claimant is eligible for employment and support allowance (ESA) – the replacement for incapacity benefit and income support paid on incapacity grounds – should be put on hold until they are fit for purpose, according to a doctor who recently…

 Rebecca Ghani  is news and features writer for Occupational Health [at Work].   

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Occupational Health at Work August/September 2013 (vol. 10/2) pp13-18

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