The fit note can be used by employers to see whether they can make any changes to the workplace to help the person return to work. The following tick boxes found on the form will show the GP’s recommended workplace adjustments:
• A phased return to work.
• Altered hours.
• Amended duties.
• Workplace adaptors.
The doctor can also use the comments box to give more detailed advice about what the person can do at work.
Click on the following link for help and advice for employers on employees return to work – ‘Fit For Work’