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From the 3rd September 2019, we will no longer have a fax machine and cannot send or accept anything via fax.


Until further notice, we are unable to offer travel services due to staff shortages. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and we will update you as soon as this changes.


From the 1st July 2019, we will be offering a small number of pre-booked GP and HealthCare Assistant appointments before 08.00am and after 6.30pm. Please contact the Practice and speak to a receptionist to find out more.

Sickness Certificates

You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven 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.

Evidence that you are sick

If you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).

A medical certificate, now called a 'Statement of Fitness for Work’ (see below) from your doctor is evidence that you are ill and unable to work for a set period of time or in some cases fit to return to work with amended duties, altered hours, a phased returned to work or work place adaptations.

Dentist and hospital Doctors can also supply you with medical certificates for your employer. 

For more information on FIT NOTES see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced).

 
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