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August/September 2013 (vol. 10/2)

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Assessing the benefits

What next for the Work Capability Assessments?

Summary:

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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