The Department of Health and Social Security, who pay sickness benefits, made a formal complaint and this afternoon Dr Coleman had to appear before a medical committee and was told that he faces a £1,000 fine if he continues to write 'ill health' on sick notes. Shots of Dr Vernon Coleman in his surgery and close up shot writing 'ill health' on sick note. Exterior shot of his surgery in Leamington Spa. Keith Wootton interviews with Doctor Coleman and DHSS Public Relations Officer, Frank Ashford about sick notes and confidentiality. (+ 50 secs trims sick notes and Dr Coleman).
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