Online tool takes the headache out of sick leave

April 2017

NHS NEWS

Country of origin: UK

NHS Employers has launched a free online tool to further improve the management of staff sick leave in the NHS. The tool is designed to help managers adopt a confident and consistent approach and provides step-by-step information about what to do when staff call in sick, practical advice on some of the common reasons for sickness absence and information on what to do if staff are frequently off sick. It aims to complement local sickness absence policies and is must-read for anyone managing staff in a healthcare setting.

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