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Online sick notes

If you’re not well enough to work, you don’t need the added stress of leaving the house to get a sick note from a doctor.

To make the process as simple as possible, here’s an overview of what you need to know when you’re too sick to work, and how to get a sick note online.

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How to use Livi to get online sick notes

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Sign up and select your existing GP practice for our free NHS service. If you’re not yet eligible you can choose to use our pay-as-you-go service instead.
Book an appointment – at a time that suits you
See a GP the same day or book up to 3 days ahead. A GP will call you in the app to start your video appointment, and assess whether you need a sick note.
Get medical advice, prescriptions & referrals
Our GPs can offer medical advice, prescriptions, specialist referrals and online sick notes for up to 2 weeks if they decide it’s necessary.

Convenience when you need it

As well as being able to speak to a GP the same day, 7 days a week, Livi allows you to access sick notes digitally. The online sick note is sent straight from the app to your inbox. GPs can provide sick notes for up to 2 weeks.

Say goodbye to waiting rooms

With a Livi GP appointment, you can also get any necessary prescriptions or referrals to see a specialist – without having to leave home or go into a practice.

"I was very stressed about getting a GP appointment and a sick note and when I realised that was something Livi could do, it just took all the pressure away"

Livi Patient, North Tyneside

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Last updated 2021-08-19