Sick notes

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days.  SC2 self-certification forms for shorter periods of illness (up to seven calendar days) can be completed electronically.

If after this 7 day period you still need a sicknote a request can be made on Consult Online from Home - Causeway Medical Centre & Great Sankey Health Centre ( and choose sicknote or you can request on via email at

 Further guidance on this is available

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