Patient Referral Leaflet
First 7 days is self certification only for all patients as per GOVT Guidance-
Patients do not need to see GP for a fit note to return back to work as per GOVT Guidance.
If Patient was seen by hospital recently and would like sick note for that problem GP can only issue a sick note legally if we have a received the hospital letter .
Patients can get Fit note guidance on NHS fit note website page https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-fit-note-a-guide-for-patients-and-employees