Delay between examination and signature on medical recommendation

Continuing the discussion from Time period between s2 recommendation and application:

Jumping on the back of this thread…are there any legal barriers to med recs signed & dated some days/ a week after the examination date?

My understanding is it has to be signed & dated actually when you saw & assessed the patient.

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All the legal time limitations are based on when the person was examined. Providing the two examinations were within the legal time limits, and the application was within the time limit following the second medical recommendation, I don’t believe the dates on which the forms were actually signed is relevant.
Clearly if a recommendation is signed so long after the examination that the other time limits have been breached, then the papers become invalid.
I guess questions could be asked as to why a doctor did not make a contemporaneous recommendation, and be challenged over the accuracy of their recording if completed some time after the examination.

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