sick note

Request a Fitness for Work Form for more than 7 days

You will need a medical certificate if you are off work sick for more than seven days. The seven days include days that you don't normally work. So when you work out how long you've been off sick, you should include weekends and bank holidays.

To request a certificate please complete an Online Triage detailing your illness and time course. 

Self Certification Sick Note for less than 7 days

If you have been ill for 7 days or less you don’t need to see a Doctor. You can complete a Self Certification form yourself. However some employers insist on a Doctor’s note regardless. A Doctors note under these circumstances involves a charge of £35.00.

Many employers have their own self-certification forms. If your employer doesn’t have its own form you can download this self-certificate-form.pdf. Please print it, fill it in and hand it in to your employer. You do not need to see a Doctor.

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