College Green Medical Practice

Request an Isolation or Sick Note

Non-urgent advice: Isolation Notes

Use this service if you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer.

This service is for people who

have symptoms of coronavirus

live with someone who has symptoms of coronavirus

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Non-urgent advice: Sick Notes (Non Coronavirus related)

Have you been off work sick for less than or more than 7 days in a row for non Coronavirus symptoms?

Request a sick note for less than 7 days

You do not require a doctor’s sickness certificate for any illness lasting 7 days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.

Non-urgent advice: Amendments to the self certification

The temporary change to the rules on when you need to provide a fit note has ended. From 27 January 2022 you will need to provide a fit note after 7 days of sickness to claim benefits or claim Statutory Sick Pay from your employer.

Request a sick 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.

Non-urgent advice: Amendments to the self certification

The temporary change to the rules on when you need to provide a fit note has ended. From 27 January 2022 you will need to provide a fit note after 7 days of sickness to claim benefits or claim Statutory Sick Pay from your employer.

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