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Proposal for extraction of Anonymous Statement of Fitness for Work (fit note) data in England

Anonymised data on the use of fit notes is being provided to the HSCIC on behalf of Department of Health, and the Department for Work and Pensions.  This will enable the Department for Work and Pensions to undertake research analysis to inform policy relating to employment and sickness absence, including evaluation of Fit for Work

Further information is contained here

For further information please follow the links below:-

ICO information page for the public - www.ico.org.uk/for-the-public

HSCIC information pages - www.hscic.gov.uk/yourinfo

www.hscic.gov.uk/article/3388/How-we-look-after-information

For details on how this data may be used visit - www.gov.uk/dwp/fit-note-data

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