Sick notes

From 10th December 2021 Fit Notes for NEW illnesses are now only required when you have been off work for more than 28 days (no longer 7 days) – for the first 28 days you can complete a self-certificate (Employees statement of sickness SC2)

Please click the below for more information:

If you do require a sick note, please send an email with your name, date of birth and exact start and finish date to go on your sick note to: [email protected]

We will respond to your query within 2 working days and will email or text your sick note to you. If you have an urgent request please call us on 01539 715555.

Extended Access is the offer of pre-bookable appointments outside GP practices’ core contractual hours, either in the early morning, evening (until 9.30pm) or at weekend and on bank holidays.

There are a range of appointments we can offer our patients in addition to practice appointments, please speak to our reception team for more information.

If you need medical assistance whilst we are closed, please call NHS 111 or access information online Get medical help – NHS 111

For life threatening emergencies – Call 999 for an ambulance

For urgent dental treatment: call your dentist or  call the Lancashire and South Cumbria Dental help line number 0300 1243 010. The helpline will assess dental needs and if urgent signpost to relevant service.

The online consult service has clinically approved , GP-authored information covering a number of topics with self-help videos and resources. Submit a routine query and we will respond in two working days.