Before returning to work, my manager asked me to go for an Occupational Health Assessment. I told the doctor everything he needed to know. The doctor wrote a report and sent this to my line manager. I expected them to send it to me prior to sending it to my line manager, but they didn’t. The report included a lot of sensitive information about my medical history, medication and health condition. It also provided management advice for reasonable adjustments, which is helpful. Do you think it’s appropriate for a line manager to have clinical information, or do you think it’s more appropriate for HR? I feel really exposed and vulnerable. My line manager hasn’t spoken to me about the report, and isn’t following the management advice.
I’ve given feedback to HR on their process and suggested it should be improved to protect employees. I don’t feel they understand my concerns.