Fit Notes - will they be a reoccurring pain or an injection of sense?Posted in : HR Updates on 6 April 2010
Helen O'Brien writes:
Parliament has finally approved the change to medical statements from sick notes to ‘fit notes’. From today, 6th April 2010, there will be a single ‘statement of fitness for work’ to replace the current forms Med 3 (the standard sick note) and Med 5 (used when a note is requested more than a day after being seen). As a result of this and other recent reforms to medical certificates there will be a significant reduction in the variation of forms that can be submitted to support a medical absence.
The new ‘statement of fitness for work’ will make provision for a doctor to advise that an employee is either “not fit for work” and as such should refrain from work for the
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