Golborne Medical – West Ten GPs

16 Golborne Road, Ladbroke Grove, W10 5PE


If you have symptoms of coronavirus

Coronavirus Sick Note if You Have Symptoms

This information is correct at the time of publishing 26/03/20

Obtaining a sick note

If your symptoms are stable, and you require a sick note because you have developed symptoms of Coronavirus, you can obtain this through:

NHS 111 Coronavirus isolation service

The government has advised that your employer should not be requesting a formal sick note during this cornavirus emergency. This means that doctors can focus on looking after unwell patients.

Self Isolation

Please also read: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/

for advice regarding self isolation

What to do if you are unwell

If you are unwell or your symptoms are worsening, you should obtain medical advice.

The easiest way is to use the coronavirus symptom checker https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/ to find out the appropriate next steps. You can also contact your GP or 111.

However, if you are very unwell with symptoms such as acute shortness of breath / chest pain you should seek emergency help / call 999