Crich Medical Practice

Crich Medical Practice, Oakwell Drive, Crich, Matlock DE4 5PB | Tel: 01773 852966 | Fax: 01773 853919 Sorry, we're closed

South Wingfield Surgery, Inns Lane, South Wingfield, Alfreton DE55 7LW | Tel: 01773 833086 | Fax: 01773 853919 Sorry, we're closed

Holloway Surgery, Mill Lane, Holloway, Matlock DE4 5AQ | Tel: 01629 534763 | Fax: 01773 853919 Sorry, we're closed

NHS

Med3 Fit Notes

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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Crich Medical Practice

  • Monday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Tuesday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Friday
    08:00 to 18:30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED

South Wingfield Surgery

  • Monday
    08.30 - 13.00 & 15.00 - 18.30
  • Tuesday
    08.30 - 13.00
  • Wednesday
    15.00 - 18.30
  • Thursday
    08.30 - 13.00
  • Friday
    15.00 - 18.30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED

Holloway Surgery

  • Monday
    08.30 - 13.00
  • Tuesday
    15.00 - 18.30
  • Wednesday
    08.30 - 13.00
  • Thursday
    15.00 - 18.30
  • Friday
    08.30 - 13.00
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED