Update on GP’s providing sick note data to DWP

The lovely wibbly wobbly old lady

Yesterday, I posted an article from the Sunday Express, which you can read here:-


If any of you are likely to require a sick note or fit note (the correct term is an eMED3) you might like to consider writing to your GP to request that you opt out of your data being provided to the Health & Social Care information centre (HSCIC) who then transmit the data to DWP.

They aint half sneaky those tories, it appears there has been no public consultation about this and the DWP have left all the heavy lifting to the GP’s who as somebody remarked “as if they haven’t got enough to do already” and this “information” has been on their website since December 2015.

I know some people, particularly if they are unwell don’t always feel like, or have the confidence to compose a letter and so I have compiled a template letter…

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