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IMPORTANT: Please can all adult patients wear their own face mask or face covering when attending the surgery in person.  These can help us protect each other and reduce the spread of this disease.  Please do not buy surgical masks which should be prioritised for the NHS.  Thank you

WE ARE NOW A RESEARCH PRACTICE!  Do you want to help with medical/healthcare related research?  We are taking part in a Covid19 Clinical Trials research and a healthcare data project called The CLIMB Survey.  Clink on the links for further information or the relevant tabs on the right -->

Employer 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).

It is up to your employer to decide whether you are incapable of work. A medical certificate, called a 'Statement of Fitness for Work’ or 'Fit Note' from your doctor is strong evidence that you are sick and would normally be accepted, unless there is evidence to prove otherwise.

 
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