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How should we deal with fit note fraud?


Recently we had enquiry from an employer for one of the employee ( not our patient) who used our letterhead to issue a private certificate. I was asked if I had issued the same, which on checking records, we had not. I had to confirm to employer that employee in question was not on our list of patients and that certificate was forged and not issued by our practice. Employee would most likely to be disciplined or sacked .Do we have a case against employee who used our name for a fraudulent act?

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18 Feb 2015

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