I work for a government agency and have just had DBS and switched on 2 days ago. Can you believe it, have today been referred to Occ Health whilst TRYING to recuperate. This has made me really upset and my PD is off the scale. I am supposed to go to hospital tomorrow again, but am so upset, am unable to travel so will be missing my appointment. I can’t afford to give up work and am being felt like I am “pulling wool over their eyes” My sick record is really good and after 28 years service, am really disgusted.
It is truly unfortunate that you are having to go through this with your employer, especially when you’re in such a vulnerable state following your recent DBS surgery. It sounds like you may be getting treated unfairly and we have a lot of information on how best to approach these type of employment issues on our website which you can find here - https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/information-and-support/work-and-parkinsons.
I’d also recommend that you get in touch with your local adviser, so they can assist you with writing a formal letter of complaint about this and if this situation becomes more complex it could be passed onto a benefit and employment adviser. Please click the following link and enter your postcode to find your nearest adviser - https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/information-and-support/helpline-and-local-advisers.
If there’s anything else we can do to support you on this, please let me know.