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Saturday 22nd October 2016

Sick Note Articles


Sick note culture to be stamped out

19th February 2015

In a bid to stamp out sick note culture anyone ill for more than four weeks will face a fit-for-work test.

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People should not be signed off long term sick by GPs

21st November 2011

A government-backed review says GPs should not sign people off long-term sick.

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Changes urged for 'fit to work' tests

11th May 2011

Charities call for changes to 'fit to work' assessment.

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Sick Notes

5th October 2010

The hilarious, shocking and occasionally tragic truth about the working life of a British GP.

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Work-shy Britons take 35m sickies a year

15th July 2010

A poll has revealed that lazy Britons cost the nation billions a year.

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Fit notes warning

7th April 2010

GPC chair has said doctors need to 'be careful' when issuing fit notes.

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Guidance on fit notes to replace sick notes

19th February 2010

Government guidance for GPs on replacing sick notes with fit notes.

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NHS news 19/2/10

18th February 2010

A round up of NHS news over past week.

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GPs ignore sick note advice

7th December 2009

A study shows only one in 20 GPs adhere to government advice concerning sick leave.

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£1m to help GPs get people back to work

19th May 2009

The RCGP has been given a contract by the Department for Work and Pensions.

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