Letters Health of the workers

Sick sick notes (sic)

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39542.474942.3A (Published 10 April 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:788
  1. Peter Hutchison, general practitioner,
  2. Colin Jamieson, director
  1. 1Greyfriars Medical Centre, Dumfries DG1 1DL
  2. 2Occupational Health Services, NHS Dumfries and Galloway, Dumfries DG1 2SD
  1. peterhutch{at}doctors.org.uk

    We take exception to Snashall’s use of the word “farcical” in his description of the sick note system.1 it is not a word used in Dame Carol Black’s report,2 and is not helpful. General practitioners have other minor considerations to take into …

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