If you are employed and have been, or are likely to be, off work for four weeks or more, you can be referred by your GP to the Fit for Work referral service, which is rolling out across England and Wales over the coming months. For more information please click ‘Fit for Work‘ under ‘How do I‘
Extraction of Anonymous Fit Note Data by the DWP
The practice has recently received information from the Department for Work and Pensions regarding the extraction of fit note data held on GP practice systems.
The information being requested by the DWP will NOT contain any patient identifiable information (name, dob, address, NHS number etc).
For further information regarding the extraction of fit note data please click here