Brendan Brown, director of citizen services at theNHS Business Services Authority,said: "At the moment there's no tick box
on the prescription form for patients to declare that they are exempt from charges because they receive Universal Credit and meet the prescribed earnings thresholds.
Many of them also back a campaign called Ban The Box - they take away the initial tick box
on application forms asking 'do you have a conviction - tick yes or no', traditionally used as a way to weed out criminals, and instead don't ask that question until much later in the process.
Well done again, we can now expect perhaps to have somebody looking after us that has no idea of what they have just passed, online training with computer in one hand and Google in the other with all the answers to tick box
. This will come back to bite them in the future.
Instead Mr Jones called on them to support the Ban the Box campaign to remove the criminal tick box
from application forms and to ask about candidates' criminal convictions later in the process.
"We urge all employers to remove the tick box
and carefully consider whether, when and how they need to ask about criminal convictions and what they will do with that information once they have it."
He said: "Work is ongoing to update the FP10 prescription form to include a new exemption tick box
for use by Universal Credit claimants who meet the criteria for free National Health Service prescriptions."
FORCING medics to use a "tick box
" formula in A&E to decide how ill people are could raise patients' risk of death, a study suggests.
Moving away from what has been described as a 'tick box
' approach, the proposed amendments are the result of a consultation between Optometry Scotland, health board representatives and Scottish Government, and follow the Community Eyecare Services Review, which was published in April last year.
While these may seem like reasonable checklists to make, is practising a tick box
methodology relevant in the world of talent management?
The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued a notification that provides a new tick box
for the transgenders to apply for the PAN.
It was simple - there was a tick box
for under 16s, unemployed etc - and, provided you could prove that you should be exempt, there were no issues.