NICE to update guidelines for long-term sickness absence and incapacity to work


NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) have announced that they are going to look at the public health guideline on ‘Workplace health: long-term sickness absence and incapacity to work’.

They have identified new evidence which may improve current guidance for workers with a range of long term conditions such as back pain or mental health issues.

For more information on existing guidance, and to register for updates on this programme of work visit this section of the NICE website.


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