Sick Notes

Sick Note

Self Certification for Work Absence less than 7 days

If you have been ill for 7 days or less you don’t need to see a clinician. You can complete a self certification form yourself.  

Many employers have their own self-certification forms. If your employer doesn’t have its own form you can download a self certification form. Please print it, fill it in and hand it in to your employer. You do not need to see a Clinician. Please click here for further information.

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Request an extension to a Fitness to Work Certificate.

If you have already had a 'Fitness to Work' Certificate for this illness your Doctor may not need to see you to issue an additional certificate. You can request an extension by:

This will be sent to you electronically, unless you specify otherwise.

Please note an extension can be backdated but CANNOT be forward dated, therefore an extension will never be classed as an urgent or emergency task.