Work-related sickness absence as reported by UK general practitioners.

  title={Work-related sickness absence as reported by UK general practitioners.},
  author={Louise Hussey and Susan B Turner and Kevan Thorley and R Mcnamee and Raymond M. Agius},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  volume={62 2},
BACKGROUND Issues surrounding sickness absence are of interest due to growing awareness of the costs to employers and the UK economy, a greater understanding of the interaction between health and work, and increasing evidence that work is beneficial to physical and mental well-being. The Health & Occupation Reporting network in General Practice (THOR-GP) is a national source of information on work-related sickness absence. AIMS To assess the factors influencing work-related sickness absence… CONTINUE READING