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The surgery will be closed for the following bank holidays:-

14th April & 17th 2017 April Easter Bank Holiday

1st May 2017 May day Bank Holiday

29th May 2017 Bank Holiday

28th August 2017 August bank Holiday

25th December 2017 Christmas day

26th December 2017 Boxing day

The Surgery will be closed for the following protected learning afternoons from 12:30 pm:-

25th April 2017     6th July 2017     21st September 2017     10th October 2017     25th January 2018    20th February 2018 

If you need a Doctor while the surgery is closed please contact NHS 111.

Thank you 

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).

Your employer can ask you to confirm that you've been ill.You can do this by filling in a form yourself when you return to work. This is called self-certification.

If you're sick and off work for more than seven days, your employer will probably ask for proof of your illness. Most employers ask for a fit note from your GP.

However, this will also depend on your employer's company policy on sick leave (or sickness absence). This policy should tell you how many days you can be off sick before you need to provide proof of illness or a fit note.

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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