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Fit note 'onus on employer'

'Fit notes' - instead of 'sick notes' - come into force today with the aim of getting people who are ill back to work more quickly. Middleborough GP and spokesman for the British Medical Association Dr John Canning discusses how this scheme will work and how it differs from that which is currently in place.


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