For periods of 7 days or less we do not provide certificates. Please self-certify using a SC2 form.
You can obtain this from your employer or by visiting the HMRC website.
Sickness for more than 7 days: if you are not well enough to work your GP will provide you with a Statement of Fitness for Work (‘Fit Note’). Please complete an online consultation request.
Further information about Statutory Sick Pay is available at the Direct.Gov website.
Fit for Work offers free, expert and impartial advice to anyone looking for help with issues around health and work. You can browse our online resources, chat online to a specialist advisor, email a question or call the free advice line on 0800 032 6235.
Private Certificates: If you or your employer require further information concerning your period(s) of illness, then your GP may need to issue you with a letter. Please note that a charge may apply for this service.