You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate form for shorter periods of illness.
Contact our GPs online
You can also consult with our GPs online by using our online consultation here. Please go to the Fit (sick) notes menu item. From here you can request a fit (sick) note, view guidance or print self-certification for your employer.