NEW Fit note resources to help awareness of the importance of supporting patients back to work

ACPOHE is pleased to showcase our new set of resources, available to download from our Work & Health Learning and Development Hub -  (click Free Guest Access and go to Resources & Tools Hub and then Resource Library).

Live Fit note Best Practice Workshops: 

ACPOHE offered Workshops on Fit note Best Practice in November and December 2023 and January 2024. These 1 hour Zoom sessions highlighted the most important factors to consider, signposted attendees to an array of resources and allowed time for question and answers. 

We recorded the workshop on 18/12/23 and you can watch the recording by clicking on the link below. 


    Additional Resources include:

    1. Using the Fit note - A Practical Guide
    2. A video (to play on screen in GP reception waiting rooms) to help manage patient expectations of 'fit note' certification.  This is 1 minute in length.
    3. A 2 minute video aimed at increasing awareness to GPs of the role of FCPs, particularly around work conversations and completion of the fit note. Please share this with GPs you work alongside.
    4. An 8-minute training video, which is a reminder of the importance of keeping people at work to help health outcomes (aimed at GPs, FCPs, other healthcare workers in primary care.
    5. Infographics to patients on what is the fit note, and how to get the most out of your fit note (ideal for notice boards within GP practices).
    6. Infographics to healthcare professionals on completing the fit note (a quick easy reminder to all involved in completing the fit note).
    7. Completed fit notes, with audio presentation on a variety of case studies .



    The short podcast below highlights more about these resources and why they are so important.  Have a listen by clicking the image below:

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