Sickness Certificates

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.

Taking sick leave

Click here for more details.

How to obtain a sickness certificate

You can order a sickness certificate via one of the following ways:

  • via Doctorlink online service - click here to register
  • by calling the Practice on 01225 866611

You may be required to speak to a Clinician before a sickness certificate can be issued but we will advise you of this should it be needed.


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