Category: Health & Safety

One in Three Fit Notes Issued For Stress

A new report collating evidence from hundreds of GP practices has found that nearly a third of fit notes that included a diagnosis were issued for a mental health condition. The research, by NHS Digital, covered GP practices in England between December 2014 and March 2017, drawing on data from practices that collectively represented two

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Health & Safety Executive Annual Report Reveals Slow Revenue Growth and Sharp Decline in Prosecution

The Health & Safety Executive is struggling to make as much money as it projected under its commercialisation programme, with revenue growing too slowly to make up for the cuts to its government grant, according to the regulator’s annual report. The document, which details the Health & Safety Executive’s performance over the financial year 2016-2017,

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