Conflicting Medical Advice – How do I handle it?

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 14 October 2019
Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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Absenteeism is a huge issue for Irish businesses, which can have an extremely adverse impact on the functioning of an organisation, together with an impact on an organisation’s general health and well-being.  In this month’s How Do I Handle It article, Michelle Ryan Associate Solicitor in Ronan Daly Jermyn Solicitors discusses what an employer can do in a situation where they have been provided with conflicting medical evidence from an Employee’s GP and an Company Doctor.

I have an employee on medically certified sick leave.  Her doctor has certified her as unfit to return to work, however the Company doctor has advised she is fit to return to work.  I would like to progress

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Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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