Fit Notes

Previously known as ‘Sick notes’ or ‘doctor’s paper’ the ‘Fit Notes’ or MED3 options are below.

First 7 days of illness

Self Certification

AFTER 7 days illness, not previously discussed with clinician before

New Sick Note

Request an Extension

Continuation Sick Note

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Self Certification

If you have been unwell and are off work for less than 7 days, you can complete a ‘self certification’ SC2 form.

Details about Selft Certification: Please click here.

To complete a Self Certification form online click here.

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New ‘Sick Note’

If you have been unwell and off work more than 7 days, you will need a ‘sick note/doctor’s paper’ now known as a ‘Fitness to Work’ certificate.

If you have been discharged from the hospital, please ask your consultant for a Fit Note.

If you have already seen in the surgery about this illness, your certificate may be ready in 72 working hours.

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