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Letters “Fit notes” and GP training

All doctors need training on “fit notes”

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4758 (Published 15 November 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4758
  1. Deborah A White, general practitioner
  1. Stockton on Tees TS16 9AZ, UK
  1. debs.white{at}doctors.org.uk

I share the concerns of other responders about the usefulness of fit notes and the role of the treating doctor in completing them.1 But so long as the responsibilities for sickness certification …

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