This letter asks an employee, worker or potential new recruit for their consent for you to get a medical report about them. You have a choice of requesting the report from their GP (or other medical adviser), or from a medical adviser of your choice (e.g an occupational health adviser).
When asking for a medical report, there are various issues around consent and data protection. This letter will help you to meet your obligations.
You can use it in a number of situations, such as: