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Appointed doctors


Under certain regulations, employers have a duty to ensure workers are placed under ‘statutory medical surveillance’ by an ‘appointed doctor’. This website explains these duties and outlines the role of appointed doctors and appointment procedures. It will be of interest to employers that need to arrange statutory medical surveillance, and both established appointed doctors and doctors interested in becoming appointed.

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Learn more about your legal duties, the purpose of statutory medical surveillance and how to find an appointed doctor.

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Guidance on how to become appointed and how appointments are reviewed.

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