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Fit notes

Fitness for work: GPs or occupational health

When assessing an individual’s fitness for work, a GP may issue a fit note. Although they are only providing advice to their patient, a fit note helps to document this advice, often so that the individual may present this to their employer. Making a referral to an occupational health company or practitioner can achieve ...
Amending an occupational health report

Making amendments to my report

When you have an occupational health assessment with us, we will always send a copy to you for your approval before releasing this to the referrer or your employer. At this stage you have the opportunity to provide your consent, withdraw your consent, or request amendments to any factual inaccuracies on the report. From ...
Unions and medical advice

Unions and medical advice

It has been made apparent to us recently that there are several unions providing questionable medical advice and in some instances, information that is plain wrong. At a time where the country is facing crisis, and levels of anxiety are so high, this is hugely unhelpful and only compounds the issues that we all ...