We ask that you please do not contact the GP surgery regarding your appointment as we do not have access to the clinic schedule to advise when you will be appointed or to change any booked appointments.
Fit Note (Sick note)
Who do I see?
You can either book an appointment with the appropriate healthcare professional or alternatively please phone the reception desk on 01357 522 993 for Strathaven, 01355 261 666 for Alison Lea, or 01355 236331 for Greenhills between 8.30am and 6.00pm to arrange your appointment.
*only if this facility is available, please refer to the this link for information about how to book your appointment.
If you have been discharged from hospital, your hospital team will issue any fit notes for the entire period of your recovery. Please contact the ward staff (even after discharge). Schools should not request a GP letter to confirm absence, this can be written by a parent or guardian.
A Fit note can be backdated if required, please discuss this when you see the GP, do not ask use an emergency /urgent appointment for a fit note.
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.
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.