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The Sick Note

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 27 April 2013

Peter Day takes a close look at something most people hope will never happen to them: illness at work. He looks at a new scheme in Britain to get people back to work more quickly after being off ill and asks what happens elsewhere in the world when workers are sick.

Image: Doctor writing out a sick note, Credit: Science Photo Library

  • Contributors to this programme

    Dame Professor Carol Black

    Adviser on Health and Work at the Department of Health


    David Frost

    Former Director General British Chambers of Commerce


    Dr Rob Hampton

    Clinical Director Leicestershire Fit4Work Service


    Carl Lightbown

    North Supply


    Julie Potts

    North Supply


    Jason Mason


    Dr John Canning


    Stephen Bevan

    The Work Foundation


    Lord Freud

    Minister for Welfare Reform



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