Official Statistics

Long term sickness absence

Analysis responding to public interest in long-term sickness absence.


Long term sickness absence

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This analysis responds to public interest in long-term sickness absence. It also precedes the launch of the Health and Work Service as announced in Fitness for work: the Government response to ‘Health at work – an independent review of sickness absence the aim of which is to support a reduction in long-term sickness absence.

Published 7 February 2014