The document which is signed by health care providers which is evidence of someone’s illness and need to stay out of work for certain period of time is known as sick note. Sick note is an official document proved by doctors and attached with sick leave. The modern sick note indicates that the person is ill so he/ she is not fit for work or indicates under what circumstances the employee would be fit for the work. The sick note does not contain any unnecessary data beyond the clear opinion of present time is recorded. In modern era the sick notes are also sent through the e-mails and fax.
Moreover the sick note will completed and stored electronically by the general practitioner instead of hand written, even though it will still be given directly to the employer to send to the organization. Commonly the sick note contains following data; note tells the organization how and when the employee is available for work, in case are you able to work with reduced duties, advised on workplace how deals with employee when he/ she return for job, detail how to manage work place after your return and certify the validity of the sick note.
Sick Note 1
SUBJECT: 2 day leave due to Sick
Please, excuse Mr. Peter from all blogging activities today, because he was seriously injured in last night’s road accident. For complete recovery bed rest is important enough for Mr. Peter along with medicines and food.
Please consider this note and you can contact me on (phone number of the physician or email address) for further details.
Sick Note 2
SUBJECT: Request for Leave due to Illness
I am unable to come to work today. I am having fever and chills since last night. I will see how things work out, this could be the flu. Hopefully I will be at work tomorrow. Please let the marketing team know I will not be at the meeting today.