Sick/ fit notes

You can self-certify for the first 7 days you are sick. 

But, if you do need a sick or fit note and you’re a GP at Hand member, please book a digital appointment with a GP. If they think a sick or fit note is needed, our support team will send one to you.

You should usually receive your sick or fit note within 5 working days of your appointment.


If you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer, you should use the NHS 111 online service.

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