The fit note system

A consultation on the fit note system has been launched, with the government wanting to ‘better understand who needs support’. One proposal is to move the authority for completing the fit note from the GP (and other specified medical professionals) to ‘specialist work and health professionals who have the dedicated time and expertise to provide an objective assessment of someone’s ability to work and the tailored support they need to do so.’

You can answer the fit note call for evidence here:
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