A model letter explaining to an employee that it may be to his or her detriment to refuse to consent to a medical report where an employee declines to consent to the organisation seeking a medical report on him or her (or to its subsequent disclosure by the doctor to the organisation).
A model letter to notify an employee that an application to a medical practitioner for a medical report has been made, where the employee has given his or her consent to the employer seeking the report and the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 applies.
A model form for an employee to provide the employee with a means to inform his or her medical practitioner that he or she consents to the supply of a medical report to the organisation.
A model form on which employees may give consent for an employer to apply to his or her GP, consultant or specialist for a medical report under the terms of the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988.
A model letter to a medical practitioner, for example a GP, consultant or specialist, to request a medical report about an employee on long-term sickness absence in compliance with the terms of the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988.
A model letter to an employee's doctor to request a medical report about an employee who has had frequent short-term absences, in compliance with the terms of the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988.
A model letter to an employee when the employer wishes to seeka medical report from the employee's GP, consultant or specialist under the terms of the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988.
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Practical guidance on obtaining and using a medical report on an employee for the purpose of managing absence, complying with the duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees, or in the recruitment process, including how to comply with the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 and the Data Protection Act 1998.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to medical examinations and reports.