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After 6 April 2010 you will see employees providing a statement of Fitness to Work (Fit Notes) instead of the previous ‘sick notes’.
The new ‘Fit Note’ will indicate that the employee is either:-
– unfit for work, or
– fit for some work
In the second case it will be necessary to draw up a back to work plan. The GP can assist by suggesting reduced hours or phasing the return.