Do I need a sick note?
You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days.
Go to the NHS webpage: When do I need a sick note?
Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate form for shorter periods of illness.
Follow this link to the online Statutory Sick Pay form
How you can request a sick note
You can request a sick note from a health professional by using the askmyGP service.