Sick Note/Fit Note Requests
We often get requests for urgent appointments just for a fit note. Often requests for sick notes can be dealt with over the phone.
Please remember that you do not legally need a sick note unless you have been off for more than seven days (including the days you normally do not work). The fit note allows us to give you more information on how your condition affects your ability to work. This will help your employer to understand how they might help you return to work sooner or stay in work. This on its own is clearly not an urgent medical problem. If you use up an urgent appointment for a note it cannot be offered to someone else who is unwell.