Tag Archives: Health and Work Service

Fit for Work to tackle long-term absence through advice and occupational health assessments

It’s been announced that Fit for Work will be launched by the Government later this year to provide health and work advice and an occupational health assessment to employees, employers and GPs in England and Wales to help people return to or … Continue reading

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The new Health and Work Service

As we’ve already reported, the Health and Work Service (HWS) in England and Wales* will be launched towards the end of this year with a phased roll-out until May. The aim of the service is to cut sickness absence by … Continue reading

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Health and Work Service – helping those with four weeks’ sickness absence to return to work

The new Health and Work Service (the Service) has been receiving a substantial amount of news coverage in the past week or so as individuals, employers and organisations take stock of how the new service might affect them. Views that … Continue reading

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Changes afoot at the Health for Work Adviceline – telephone advice ends (but online guidance continues)

The Health for Work Adviceline (the Adviceline) has been a successful part of Government’s health, work and wellbeing strategy since it was launched in 2009. During the past 12 months, 130,000 visitors have accessed the Adviceline website, 25,000 people have … Continue reading

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