Letter to employee advising them to remain at home until medical advice is obtained
Use this letter to advise an employee to remain at home until further medical advice is obtained regarding an illness or injury. The letter includes options either confirming the employee’s permission to seek medical advice or seeking permission to do so from the organisation’s occupational health doctor or the employee’s GP. This letter should be sent with the Medical report consent form.
Letter to employee confirming suspension on medical grounds
This letter confirms that an employee is suspended from work due to an illness or injury and details the reasons for the suspension, including medical condition and lack of alternative roles. It also sets a date for review of the suspension.
This policy covers the company position on medical suspension (and payment during medical suspension), incorporating health and safety law, employee ill-health, suspension on maternity grounds and suspension as a result of being unfit for work due to alcohol or drugs.