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Roll-out of the referral service has commenced in Sheffield and the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (UHB) areas, which means that GPs in these areas can now refer employed patients who are off sick from work. GP referrals will roll out nationwide by autumn 2015, when employers can start to refer too. See where the service is live and rolling out soon.
With their consent, employees are referred to an occupational health professional who will identify obstacles preventing the employee from returning to work. A Return to Work Plan will be agreed providing recommendations tailored to the employee’s needs, which can replace the need for a fit note. GP referrals will roll out nationwide by autumn 2015, when employers can start to refer too. See where the service is live and rolling out soon.Find out more here.