Letters From sick notes to fit notes

Bridging the chasm

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3971 (Published 29 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3971
  1. Ian Buchanan, fifth year medical student1
  1. 1Peninsula Medical School, Plymouth PL6 8BU
  1. ian.buchanan{at}students.pms.ac.uk

    As a former manager in a multinational manufacturing company, I find the concept of a fit note laudable.1 As a medical student currently on elective in occupational health, I can see the resources and knowledge required to make it work is more like bridging a chasm than a gap.

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