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Does an employer have the right to insist on medical checks for all new employees?
May an employer ask a prospective employee to fill in a medical questionnaire?
Can an employee be dismissed on the basis that he or she did not disclose a medical condition on the application form?
Is it a breach of the law on disability discrimination to ask about health during recruitment?
What should an employer do when recruiting for a job that it believes will require a particular level of fitness or health?
Can employers make conditional offers subject to health clearance and then withdraw an offer if the health requirement is not met?
In what circumstances might an employer need to obtain a medical report on an employee?
From whom can an employer obtain a medical report on an employee?
Which medical reports are covered by the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988?
In what circumstances is a medical practitioner not obliged to give an employee access to a medical report prepared on him or her?
Can an employee who initially indicated that he or she did not want to see a medical report before the medical practitioner discloses it to the employer subsequently request to see it?
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