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confusion over 12 weeks or not 12 wweeks¬

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by DiabeticDi, Apr 10, 2020.

  1. Colin Crowhurst

    Colin Crowhurst Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I thought the 12 week letter trumped the "key worker" card....

    If still confused, your own GP should be able to confirm, however the receptionist may not let you speak to them.......
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  2. searley

    searley Type 1 · Moderator
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    I thought as well that the 12 week isolation letter trumped anything else on the basis you are extremely high risk
  3. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    I suspect (but would advise anyone to check this carefully) that having received the Shield for 12 weeks letter, your employer’s insurance will not cover them if you go to work. Also, HR will be obliged to send you home if you attempt to work away from home.

    I know that my employer will not permit employees covered by a doc sick note to work for this reason, and if we feel well before our sick note runs out, we are required to see our doctor to confirm that we are able to return to work.

    worth checking before you turn back up for work.
    I have no idea if the rules I have just quoted above apply to certain sectors or everyone.
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