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October/November 2012 (vol. 09/3)

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Fit note practice

GPs’ use of fit notes and the practices of occupational health

Summary:

Mary McFadzean outlines the findings of a study commissioned by the Sheffield Occupational Health Advisory Service, as part of the work of its Health at Work project. The report looks at the impact of fit notes in terms of returning people to work through the use of reasonable adjustments.

AS part of their everyday practice, occupational health (OH) professionals recommend changes to work practices .…

Mary McFadzean is director at Absence and Health Management Ltd.

Author: McFadzean M

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Occupational Health at Work October/November 2012 (vol. 09/3) pp31-34

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