Fitness for work

The Allied Health Professions Advisory Fitness for Work Report provides a consistent and nationally recognised tool for AHPs to advise employees on their fitness for work. It is more commonly known as “the fit note”.

The fit note

The fit note helps you to provide information on the functional impact of a patient’s reported problem and to suggest options that may support the patient to remain in, or return to, work. 

It will advise your patient, their employer and GP (subject to the patient’s consent) on the issues reported by the patient as causing difficulty, and should focus on specific work-related difficulties.

Find out more about the fit note
CPD Advice

Fit note and form

Download the fit note and form but don't forget to read the guidance on completion first.

Download fit note and form

Questions and answers

These questions and answers help to explain the fit note.

Frequently asked questions
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