Doctor’s Sick / Fit Note for more than 7 days

If you have been ill for more than 7 days you will need a doctor’s certificate. These certificates are called ‘Fitness To Work’ Certificates.

The doctor may call you or arrange for an appointment.

If you have already been seen by your Doctor about this illness your certificate will be sent to you within a week.

Are you feeling suicidal or having thoughts of self harm?

You can get advice from the following resources:

Crisis Service

Call 0800 014 9995 or visit

In an emergency, please call 999.

National Suicide Helpline UK

The National Suicide Helpline offer a supportive listening service to anyone in the UK with thoughts of suicide or self-harm. They are open 24/7.

Call: 0800 689 5652

Counselling Service

Oldham Healthy Minds,
111 Union Street,

Call: 0161 716 2777

Sick / Fit Note Request

Sick / Fit Note Request

What are you requesting? *

Requesting a first Sick / Fit Note

Please use this date format: DD/MM/YYYY

Requesting an Additional Sick / Fit Note

If your condition is worsening, we will not be able to issue you an additional sick note. Please contact us directly for a consultation with a GP.

Please use this date format: DD/MM/YYYY
Please use this date format: DD/MM/YYYY