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sick note query, help please!

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tigi Thu 10-Mar-05 21:55:08

I have been off work sick, on a note, but returned today to find I really am still not well enough to be there. Can I 'selfcert' for the next 5 days, or do i need another note from docs? Just not sure! thanks

lucykatie Fri 11-Mar-05 14:24:52

if you have returned to work for 1 day you will have to self cert yourself...its like starting over again with the sick notes etc.

Snugs Fri 11-Mar-05 14:27:32

Not so sure about that lk, when I worked in payroll (5 yrs ago now) it was classed as continuation of sickness if you went back off sick within 7 days and would need covering by doctors note. SSP rules might have changed since then though.

lucykatie Fri 11-Mar-05 14:30:31

uuummmm!

it may just be different company policies but i have been off sick for 6 months and went back one day and wasnt fit for work and thats how i had to do it....you could be right, just going on experience really.

tigi Fri 11-Mar-05 14:43:18

just been to docs, and he has given me a note until next week, dated today!

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