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If you are due for your Annual Asthma Review please click on 'Asthma Review' under 'Further Information' and complete the questionnaire.

Please note that from 31st July 2017 the opening hours for the Dispensary at John Tasker House will be Monday to Friday 08.30-12.30 and 14.00-18.00.

HUB appointments - To cancel a weekend or evening appointment at the Dunmow Clinic please call 0300 303 7300 not the surgery.

The NHS PRESCRIPTION FEE has increased to £8.60 per item from the 1st April 2017.

EVENING APPOINTMENTS are available, Monday & Thursday 6.30 to 7.30pm at John Tasker House for both JTH and Felsted patients.

For EMERGENCIES OUT OF HOURS please telephone 111 (6.30pm-8.00am)

We are in the process of moving our online ordering of repeat prescriptions to a new system. Patients will need to attend the surgery with photographic ID (Photo Driving Licence, Passport etc.,) to register for the new service.  When they have registered for the new service patients will also be able to book appointments on-line and view their medication, allergies and immunisations. When you have received your registration details from the surgery please click on the Patient Access button below to access the service.  

Order your repeat prescriptions online...visit our prescriptions page

Sickness Certificates

You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.

Evidence that you are sick

Sickness CertificatesIf you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).

It is up to your employer to decide whether you are incapable of work. A medical certificate, now called a 'Statement of Fitness for Work’ (see below) from your doctor is strong evidence that you are sick and would normally be accepted, unless there is evidence to prove otherwise.

You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.

Statement of Fitness for Work - ’Fit Note'

The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.

For more information see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced)

 
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