A sickness certificate is normally only issued when someone is absent from work for more than one week.

No appointment is necessary, to request a Sickness certificate, contact the surgery between 2pm - 4pm Monday to Friday. Certificates will be issued by the first available doctor and left at reception for collection within 72 hours of request, self-certificate  can be issued to employers for the first 5 days of sickness, a Doctors certificate is only required after the the first 5 days.


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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