Guidelines on prevention and management of sickness absence

SAVE ITEM

07 / 11 / 2013

These guidelines outline the key principles that NHS organisations should follow, to prevent and manage sickness absence and implement the wide-ranging recommendations of the Boorman Review. 

The document includes:

  • guidelines on the prevention of sickness absence through the creation of safe and healthy workplaces
  • the management of sickness absence
  • signposts for readers to sources of further information. 

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Partnership Group 
This guidance was produced by the NHS Staff Councils' Health, Safety and Wellbeing Partnership Group. The overall purpose of the group is to raise standards of workplace health, safety and wellbeing in healthcare organisations and to promote a safer working environment for all healthcare staff. 

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