Fit Note (Sick note)

Who do I see?

Self certify first 7 days, then contact practice if longer required


If you are off work due to a Hospital admission, a Sick Note can be issued by the Hospital to cover the period of time you were in the Hospital. Once discharged, your GP can issue a Sick Note, based on your Hospital discharge letter. If you think this is your situation, our Reception Team will assist you.

Please note a Sick or Fit Note can be backdated; please discuss this when you speak to your GP. Emergency or urgent appointments should not be used to request Sick / Fit notes.

If you require a fit note from your GP please contact reception on 0141 201 5520.

Schools should not request a GP letter to confirm absence, this can be written by a parent or guardian.

Self – Certificate.
You can obtain this form from your employer or by visiting the HMRC website. If you are unwell for more than four days you are advised to arrange an appointment to see a Doctor to assess your fitness to work.

Private Certificates
If you or your employer require further information concerning your period(s) of illness , then your Doctor may require to issue you with a letter. Please note that a charge may apply for this service. Please check with our reception desk.