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Long term absence review meeting invitation letter template

Reviewed 4 March 2021

Use this template to invite an employee on long term sick to a formal meeting to discuss their absence, what support they may need to facilitate a return to work, and document any adjustments that would be beneficial when they return.

Long term absence review meeting invitation

[Sender name]

[Sender address]

[date]

[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]

Dear [Recipient first name],

I refer to your current absence from work which began on [DATE]. At this time you are currently signed off work until [DATE].

As you have been absent for [NUMBER] month[s] OR As [EVENT – e.g. I have now received a copy of your latest occupational health report] I would like to arrange a meeting with you on [DATE] at [TIME/LOCATION]. The aim of this meeting is to: [Select appropriate points from below depending on the nature of the absence and what needs to be covered]

  • Obtain an update on your current health & the level of progress made since the start of the absence (if any)
  • Discuss the likely duration of your absence
  • Explore any supports or adjustments which may assist a return to work
  • Discuss whether or not a referral to Occupational Health is appropriate/Discuss the latest Occupational Heal

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