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07 April 2010

No more sick notes?

The sick note is on its way out. Say hello to the 'fit note'. Doctors in the UK will now specify what you can do, rather than what you can't.

The sick note is on its way out. Say hello to the 'fit note'. Doctors in the UK will now specify what you can do, rather than what you can't.

Doctors will now state what you are fit to do given the nature of your illness. A driver, who has broken his ankle, is obviously not able to get in behind the wheel, but should be quite able to help out with light admin duties.

 
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