The Necessity of Questioning the Doctor: Medical and Other Evidence

@inproceedings{Gulland2019TheNO,
  title={The Necessity of Questioning the Doctor: Medical and Other Evidence},
  author={Jackie Gulland},
  year={2019}
}
All incapacity benefit claims have required, in the first instance, a medical certificate from the claimant’s doctor stating that they are incapable of work and providing a diagnosis of their medical condition. Mechanisms have been developed to obtain additional evidence to support or challenge these certificates, including second medical opinions and other forms of social evidence. In practice, second medical opinions are usually preferred over those of GPs. The principle of treating all… Expand

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