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Which health professionals can now issue subsequent certificates?

From the 17 April 2020, appropriately qualified treating physiotherapists and psychologists, as well as medical practitioners can issue a subsequent certificate of capacity.

For work-related injuries, a subsequent certificate can continue to be provided by a medical practitioner via a Certificate of Capacity and a SIRA approved treating physiotherapist or a SIRA approved treating psychologist can now complete the Certificate of capacity/certificate of fitness for treating physiotherapist or psychologist form.

Note the amendments do not change the requirement that a first (initial) certificate of capacity still needs to be issued by a medical practitioner.