Achieving business-focused medical reports

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Employers regularly complain that they wait an unreasonably long time for a medical report and, when it comes, it is unhelpful. This page looks at how to achieve business-focused medical reports, whether from GPs or OHPs. Guidance on the process of obtaining employee consent for a medical report can be found on a separate page – Employee consent for a medical report and the Access to Medical Reports Act (AMRA).

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