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Sickness absence monitoring

Guidance about the operation of absence monitoring/management procedures so that members are better informed about what to expect.


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Phased return to work

Returning to work after a long illness can be daunting. A well-supported phased return can make the process easier. This guidance describes what a phased return to work is, how it operates and answers common queries.

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Fit notes

Doctors issue fit notes to provide evidence of advice they have given to patients about their fitness to work. They record details of the effects of the patient’s condition so that the patient and employee can consider ways to facilitate a return to work where appropriate.


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