Sick/Fit Note Certificates
Self Certification Sick/Fit Note for less than 7 days
If you have been ill for 7 days or less you DO NOT need to see a Doctor. You can complete a Self-Certification form yourself and give this to your employer.
Some companies may have their own self-certification forms. If your employer doesn’t have its own form you can download the Self Certification Form.
Please print it, fill it in and hand it in to your employer.
YOU DO NOT NEED TO SEE YOUR DOCTOR
Doctor’s Sick/Fit Note for more than 7 days
If you have been ill for more than 7 days you will need a doctor’s certificate. These certificates are called ‘Fitness to Work’ Certificates.
You will need to make an appointment to see a doctor.
If you have already been seen by your Doctor about this illness you may be able to request a certificate via a telephone consultation, please ask one of the receptionists.
Requesting an additional Sick/Fit Note
If you have already had a Sick Note (Fit Note) for this illness your Doctor may not need to see you to issue an additional Sick Note.
Please speak with a member of the Reception team regarding additional Sick / Fit Note requests.