Ill-health retirement medicals

Ill-health retirement medicals

The assessment for those applying for ill-health retirement will vary from case to case.
It is usual to ascertain the capability of the individual and the requirements of the job before coming to a conclusion on their suitability for ill-health retirement based on a history, examination and, in most cases, evidence from their GP or specialist.
Prior to an ill-health retirement assessment the employer should have made all reasonable adjustments to accommodate the employee's illness or disability