Doctor’s Fit Note for less than 7 days

The Doctor’s note is referred to as a Fit Note. Your GP is entitled to charge you for a Fit Note when the illness has been for 7 days or less.

It is not always necessary to visit your Doctor in order to receive a Fit Note.

Please complete this form. Someone will be in touch from the practice to explain when you will receive the Fit Note and to arrange payment.

Fit Note Request

Please use this date format: DD/MM/YYYY.
Please use this date format: DD/MM/YYYY.
Include holidays and weekends, not just days off work.
(The GP can only complete a Fit Note following self-certification; you will not be able to request a Fit Note for the first 7 days of absence in line with the Department of Work and Pensions rules)
Please use this date format: DD/MM/YYYY.
Please use this date format: DD/MM/YYYY.