GP’s feel obliged to write Sick notes – Corporate Health

25 Oct

“77% of GPs admit to feeling obliged to write a sick note for non-medical reasons for patients who are struggling with what Dame Carol quite simply called ‘life’.”  so how do businesses deal with this? The answer is good management and referral into Occupational Health who can help give managers a report on what an employee can do and how, helping them move forward rather than coming to a grinding halt. Independent OH advisors  are specially trained to understand how these type of situations affect an employees ability to work and as they don’t have the same patient/GP relationship can give clear ‘get of the fence advice‘ something Corporate Health delivers day in day out for our current customers.

To find out more about how Occupational health can help you deal with employee absence and wellbeing

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