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Exclusion periods for sick staff

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Last updated on 30 June 2017
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Should staff be excluded from school due to illness? We look at recommended exclusion periods for certain illnesses from Public Health England. We also relay advice about instituting a policy of enforced sick leave for staff, and how sick pay could be affected by such a policy.

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  1. 1 Recommended exclusion periods
  2. 2 Instituting a policy
  3. 3 Sick pay under enforced leave

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