Sick notes

How to request a sick / fit note.

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days.

Go to the NHS webpage: When do I need a sick note?

Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate form for shorter periods of illness.

Follow this link to the online Statutory Sick Pay form

How can I request a sick / fit note?

You can request a new sick / fit note or ask to renew a certificate by:

Date published: 8th July, 2023
Date last updated: 25th September, 2023