Sick / Fit Notes

Fit notes are issued to patients by doctors following an assessment of their fitness for work.

A fit note is issued after the first 7 days of sickness absence (before 7 days patients can self-certify) if the doctor assesses that the patient’s health affects their fitness for work.

The doctor can decide the patient is 'unfit for work' or 'may be fit for work subject to the following advice...' with accompanying notes on suggested adjustments or adaptations to the job role or workplace.

To request a Sick / Fit Note plus use our online system.