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Fit Notes / Sick Certificates

A doctor’s certificate is only required for periods of continuous absence from work of seven days or longer.  For absences of three to six days, a self-certificate should be obtained from your employer.  No certificate is required for three days or less.  Please note: certificates required from the doctor for the first seven days of sickness will be subject to a fee.

Children do not need doctors certificates if they miss exams due to illness.

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