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PLEASE NOTE THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED FOR SCHEDULED TRAINING FROM 2PM ON TUESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER AS PER AYLESBURY VALE CCG

FLU UPDATE ... MORE CHILDREN'S FLU VACCINES HAVE NOW BEEN DELIVERED,  - ALL ELIGIBLE CHILDREN WELCOME TO THE CLINIC MONDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 3PM - 5PM (Please click here for information re school clinics School flu clinics)

Please click on this link for more information regarding this clinic and future clinics Flu vaccinations

Please see below links that may help you decide if you need to book an appointment

When should I worry about my child's symptoms?

NHS Choices Health A to Z Conditions and Treatments

Hay-Fever advice leaflet

Please note that we can only issue an NHS medical certificate (known as a Med 3) to verify sickness after the first 7 days of any illness. Prior to this you need to complete a self certification form (please see link below)

The law does not allow us to issue a certificate in advance of the day it is dated, but please make your request for it at least 48 hours in advance as it will take at least 2 working days to process the request.

Thank you for your help in this.

Sickness Certificates

You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.

Evidence that you are sick

Sickness CertificatesIf you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).

It is up to your employer to decide whether you are incapable of work. A medical certificate, now called a 'Statement of Fitness for Work’ (see below) from your doctor is strong evidence that you are sick and would normally be accepted, unless there is evidence to prove otherwise.

You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.

Statement of Fitness for Work - ’Fit Note'

The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.

For more information see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced)

 
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