7 days or less of absence:
Patients should self certify thier sickness for the fisrt 7 days of absence from work.
Forms can be downloaded from:
Employers often ask employees for sicklines from the GP even if they have been off less than 7 days. Please note that GP's should not be covering the 1st seven days and that information for employers can be found here using the link below:
8 days or more of absence:
If you have been absent from work for more than 8 days you should speak to a GP or NP to discuss your options.