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Albany Surgery

Grace House, Scott Close, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1GJ

Telephone: 01626 334411

enquiriesatalbany.L83034@nhs.net

If your situation is life threatening please dial 999 for assistance. Please call NHS 111 for urgent issues that cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Med3 Fit Notes

A doctor’s certificate (now called a fit note) is NOT needed for less than a week off work. The first 7 days absence from work can be covered by signing a SELF CERTIFICATE (Click Here). Your employer can supply these for you or you can obtain them from the job centre.

If your workplace / employer / school or college insists on you having a doctor’s note/certificate prior to 7 days absence please note that a private fee will be payable in advance.

If you are unsure whether you do need a sick note, the following advice from NHS.uk may be useful:

Please click here for the NHS guidance on sick notes.

If you require a sick note for a new problem and you have already self-certified for 7 days, you will require a GP phone call for this to be issued. Please note these are NOT classed as urgent therefore will be advised to book in routinely as the GPs are able to back date sick notes. The GP will then be able to issue you a sick note when they contact you.

If you are requesting an extension of a sick note you can email us or give us a call and we can request this for you. This request will be sent to the relevant GP to be actioned, this process will take up to 3 of the specified GP’s working days. If there are any issues or questions regarding your request we will be in contact to discuss.

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Tuesday
    08:30am to 12:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Wednesday
    08:30am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 08:00pm
    Evening extended access, limited services only
  • Thursday
    08:30am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Friday
    08:30am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Saturday
    08:00am to 06:00pm
    Extended access, limited services only
  • Sunday
    CLOSED
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