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.
Non-urgent advice: Notice
If your employer insists on a Doctor’s note, there may be a charge.
If you have been ill 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.
The doctor may call you or arrange for an appointment.
If you have already been seen by your Doctor about this illness your certificate will be sent to you within a week.