Another ethical muddle for GMCBMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39542.452662.3A (Published 10 April 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:788
- Anthony N Williams, consultant occupational physician
- 1Working Fit, PO Box 389, Dover CT16 9BF
I note that it is now acceptable for a highly respected senior occupational physician to use the phrase “unaudited farce” in public and in the BMJ in relation to sick notes.1 A major part of the workload of many occupational physicians entails sickness absence, and much of this entails disagreeing with the advice given by general …
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