A model letter inviting an employee to attend a review meeting to discuss the progress of his or her phased return to work following long-term sickness absence.
A model letter setting out any revised arrangements following a review meeting to discuss the progress of an employee's phased return to work following long-term sickness absence.
A model form to record meeting to discuss a phased return to work following long-term sickness absence.
A model policy setting out when and how your organisation will seek a medical report on an employee on sickness absence, including obtaining the consent of the employee to a medical examination and provide a report, and the employee's rights under the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 and/or Data Protection Act 1998.
A sample version of the medical statement of fitness for work (or "fit note") that a doctor can give to an employee as evidence of whether or not he or she is fit to work, including the recommendations a doctor can include on the form to assist the employee's return to work.
Practical guidance on dealing with employees on long-term sickness absence, including obtaining a medical report; the Fit for Work service; dismissal; and the return to work.
Practical guidance on the effective use of fit notes when dealing with sickness absence, including where the GP states the employee may be fit for work with some adjustments.
Latest XpertHR research examines the most effective methods for supporting a phased return to work for employees that have been on long-term sickness absence.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to occupational health and wellbeing.