Requesting Fit Notes
From 17 December, self-certification for illness related time off work (sick leave) has been extended from 7 days to 28 days. You do not need a note from your doctor if off for less than 28 days.
Government guidance on taking sick leave
This is a temporary change until 27 January 2022.
These changes are to give GP’s more time to work on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) booster programme.