A doctor’s medical certificate is not required for illness lasting a week or less.

If you are off work for 7 days or less you need to fill in a self-certificate which can be obtained from the main desk as you enter the Health Centre, or alternatively – Download a Self Certificate here.

If your Employer requests that you provide a sick line from a GP within the first seven days of your illness – Download this information leaflet you’ll need to provide them with.

If your School/College/University requests that you provide a sick line from a GP within the first seven days of your illness – Download this information leaflet you’ll need to provide them with.

If you feel that you do need a doctor’s certificate in the first week it will be a private certificate and you will be charged a fee.