Proposal for the Extraction of Anonymous Statement of Fitness for Work (fit note) data in England ( posted on Jan 7, 2016 )
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
For details on how this data may be used visit - www.gov.uk/dwp/fit-note-data