GP guide: My patient has been injured at work

A guide for general practitioners (GPs) to help patients suffering work-related illness or injury.
Last updated

Jan 2016

Reading level

difficult

File Type and Size

PDF, 1.18 MB

Document Length

5 pages

What it contains

This document helps GPs understand how to help patients suffering work-related illness or injury return to work sooner. The document answers the questions:

  • My patient has been injured at work. Now what?
  • Why is the Certificate of Capacity required and how do I complete it?
  • How can I support my patient to stay at or return to work?
  • What mental health support is available?
  • Who can I contact?