So I have been off work for nearly 5 months due to a laparoscopy and then chronic pelvic pain.
Last week my GP agreed that I was ready to start a slow phased return to work over 2 months. I met with my managers (who have been really supportive throughout) and we arranged for me to start with 2 hours a week. During this meeting I mentioned about the fact that I may need to bring morphine to work with me (depending on the shifts) and I asked if they needed to speak to our health and safety about this.
Then next day my manager called me and she had spoken to HR regarding the morphine and also my return and that HR had advised to cancel the plans we had made to return and that I was unable to return until Occupational Health have seen me.
I do understand this and to be honest was shocked it wasn't mentioned to begin with however now I'm really worried that they are going to say my pain isnt real or that Im not ready to return.
Has anyone got any experiences of this???
Thanks in advance. Xxx