New test for invalidity is accused of unfairnessBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6960.978 (Published 15 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:978
- N Craft
Under a new scheme announced by the British government, general practitioners will no longer have to decide whether their patients should be given invalidity benefit. In future, claimants will complete a self assessment questionnaire and it will be up to doctors working for the Benefits Agency Medical Service to perform a full evaluation.
William Hague, minister of state for social security, said that …