Bangholm Medical Centre
Bangholm Medical Centre 25 Bangholm Loan Edinburgh Midlothian EH5 3AH
Tel: 0131 552 7676
Fax: n/a
Out of Hours: 111

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:
https://public-online.hmrc.gov.uk/lc/content/xfaforms/profiles/forms.html?contentRoot=repository:///Applications/PersonalTax_iForms/1.0/SC2&template=SC2.xdp

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:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fit-note-guidance-for-employers-and-line-managers

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.









 

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