October/November 2015 (vol. 12/3)

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The Fit for Work service

Your questions answered


The Fit for Work service is up and running in England, Wales and Scotland, but as our survey shows (this issue pp.17–25) not everyone is clear about its role and how it will work alongside existing OH services. Nerys Williams explains.  

THIS question-and-answer article explains what the government-funded Fit for Work (FfW) service is, what it aims to achieve and how it should interact with existing occupational health services.

What is Fit for Work?

The FfW service is a new, innovative scheme aimed at helping people return to work earlier than…  

Dr Nerys Williams is a consultant occupational physician.

Author: Williams N


Occupational Health at Work October/November 2015 (vol. 12/3) pp14

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