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 contract clause on medical examinations and medical reports for use when drafting an employee's contract or particulars of employment to retain an express right to require an employee to undergo a medical examination under his or her contract of employment.
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.
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).
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