If this is your first sick note for an illness and you have been suffering with it for 7 days or less then you don't need to see a doctor.
- You can complete a self certification form yourself
- Some employers do require a doctor's sick note regardless
- Many employers however have their own self-certification forms, but if they don't you can print and fill out the form below.
Self certifiction sickness form
Or download the form from this weblink: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statutory-sick-pay-employees-statement-of-sickness-sc2