Self Certification Sick / Fit 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 may involve a charge.
Many employers have their own self-certification forms. If your employer doesn’t have its own form your 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 a Doctor.
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 complete this form. We will contact you to let you know when you can collect your Sick / Fit Note or we may contact you to arrange an appointment.
For more information, please see NHS: When do I need a fit note?