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Document ID (ISN)111659
CIS number 11-0335
ISSN - Serial title 0962-7480 - Occupational Medicine
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Morrison J.
Title The role of the GP in keeping people in work
Bibliographic information 2011, Vol.61, p.74-75. 16 ref.
Internet access The_role_of_the_GP.pdf [in English]
Abstract This editorial argues in favour of improved cooperation between general practitioners (GPs) and occupational health specialists and employers in the United Kingdom, in particular for the early identification of patients with psychological distress who are vulnerable to the risk of becoming permanently dependant on sickness benefits, while the most favourable decision would be to facilitate their return to work.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; sickness absenteeism; diagnosis; mental health; work aptitude
Descriptors (secondary) occupational medicine; industrial physicians; responsibilities of employers; national organization; expertise
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Occupational health services
Mental health
Workers' compensation