A sickness certificate is normally only issued when someone is absent from work for more than one week.
A Self Cert covers sickness absence between 1-5 days and can be printed online or collected from the Practice Reception Desk
For sickness lasting over 5 days, a Med3 can be issued (Sick Cert) and appointment is necessary. To request a Sickness certificate, please contact the surgery between 2pm - 4pm Monday to Friday. Med3 Sick Certificates will be issued by the first available doctor and left at reception for collection within 72 hours of request, self-certificate.
Rep of Ireland Sickness Certificates
The department of Illness and Injury Benefit updated their systems in September 2018, and are now able to accept certificates for durations of up to 26 weeks.
If your employer insists on a weekly certificate then a private certificate can be issued but a cash fee will apply. Fee must be paid before certificate can be issued.
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