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Occupational medicine in general practice

Fit note update

The Department for Work and Pensions has published information for GPs on computer-completed fit notes [1].

Good practice articles for GPs

Early in 2012, the Faculty of Occupational Medicine worked with Pulse [2] magazine to commission a series of articles to support GPs in their practice in occupational medicine.

The eight articles, which were published in issues of Pulse during March – June 2012, are all written by experts in their field and intended to be of practical use to GPs in their surgery.  They are reproduced on this website as a booklet [3]* and cover:

*A further article, published in March 2013, was written by the Faculty’s Director of Training, Dr Jayne Moore, describing why she chose to pursue a career in occupational medicine.  This article is included within an August 2013 update of the booklet.