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Sick Certificates

For first seven days absence from work you do not need doctor’s certificate.  Ask your employer for self-certificate form (SC1. Sick certificates issued during the first week incur a fee. 

If you are off sick for more than 7 days you will need to see the doctor for a certificate.

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