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Doctors to urge 2 week absence before workers need to see a GP

What does this mean? An interesting article discussing extending fit notes from one to two weeks, to relieve pressure on GPs, can be found here: http://bit.ly/29wwzm4 This should be a good idea in principle, but it relies on a positive, trusting relationship between employees and employers - which isn't a consistent reality. When Physiofusion see employees

Tennis Elbow, Also for Cricketers…and Decorators…and Typists!

In my previous article, which was about cricket injuries, I briefly mentioned that tennis elbow is a common injury sustained by cricketers. Examples from recent times are Sachin Tendulkar and Nasser Hussain, who both suffered with this condition for long periods. Not only is this a problem for cricketers and tennis players, as the name

Cutting Sickness Costs

All employers know that having employees off work is a nuisance – from a logistical perspective, as well as the feeling of dread that it may turn into a long-term sickness absence case. Many employers have to make serious cost savings, and cutting back on services seen as ‘nice-to-have’, is often considered. There has been

Cutting Sickness Costs in the Workplace Figures

All employers know that having employees off work is a nuisance – from a logistical perspective, as well as the feeling of dread that it may turn into a long-term sickness absence case. There has been considerable research proving that money invested into employee health actually saves money. Rather than ask you to trust us