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Easter Saturday - 4th April 22015. We will be open on Easter Saturday providing appointments from 8am -11am. If you are unwell and need to see a GP Please call during these times to book an appointment at the Surgery. At all other times please call the surgery and your call will be connected to our out of hours service.

ONLINE APPOINTMENT BOOKING NOW AVAILABLE!!!!!!!!!!!

Please speak to reception about how to access this service or download the forms

Stop Smoking - Want help to quit smoking? Book an appointment with Jane our advisor. Contact reception to book. 01908 295 700.  

 

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

Sickness CertificatesIf 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, now called a 'Statement of Fitness for Work’ (see below) from your doctor is strong evidence that you are sick and would normally be accepted, unless there is evidence to prove otherwise.

You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.

Statement of Fitness for Work - ’Fit Note'

The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.

For more information see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced)

 
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