You don’t need anything from the GP unless you’re off work for more than 7 days. If your employer wants you to self-certify your first 7 days off work, you need to complete an SC2 form. You can get this form from your employer or by visiting the HMRC website.
2. First sicklines for a new issue
If you need a sickline for a new issue you’ll need an appointment to discuss it first with a GP or specialist nurse at the Practice, or with the CWIC team. Please call us to arrange an appointment. If your appointment is with one of the Practice team they’ll give you a sickline at the appointment or (if you have a phone appointment) leave it for you to collect at Reception. If your appointment is with the CWIC team please fill in the online form below, after your appointment.
3. Sickline extensions & sicklines for planned time off work
For sickline extensions and sicklines for planned time off work that we’re aware of (for example you’ve had an operation and we’ve been sent confirmation of this) then please fill in the sickline request form below. You can also fill in the form if you’ve had an appointment with the CWIC team, and need a sickline for the issue they saw you about.
If you’re not able to complete the online request form then please call at a quiet time (such as mid-afternoon) and speak to our Reception team to arrange a sickline extension, or ask at the front desk.
We can only complete sicklines from the day you’re due to be off work. Please only fill in the form 1-2 days beforehand, or we won’t be able to process your request.
Sickline requests made online or over the phone can take up to 10 days to complete. If there’s a gap between the end of your self-certification period or previous sickline and your new sickline being available, we’ll backdate the sickline for your employer.