Decision details

Reference from the Overview and Scrutiny Commission - Sickness Absence

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the reference from the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Commission held on 27 May 2010 in respect of Sickness Absence.




1)           the existing policy be updated with minor changes as shown at Appendix 1 of the report;


2)           an electronic version of the return to work interview form be provided; this would save time and paper and would also allow for automatic generation of e-mail reminders and flagging on non-returns;


3)           an accident information card be produced for use by officers working out of the office; and


4)           a review of the Out of Hours service be carried out, to safeguard staff and to ensure that staff and the service providers were aware of their respective responsibilities.

Reasons for the decision:


Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 10/06/2010

Date of decision: 08/06/2010

Decided at meeting: 08/06/2010 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/06/2010

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