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Fit note query

jaysam163jaysam163 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited March 2020 in Universal Credit
Hello and I hope we are all fit and well and keeping ourselves safe at this difficult time. I was wondering whether someone could help me with an enquiry. I have a friend who is on UC and their fit note has run out today. They are unable to get in to see their Dr, understandably and are worried about not sending in their fit note. I have advised them to send a message on their journal and I would expected this will be excused/suspended or extended at this time. Any advice? Thank you. 
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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    Yes, a note on their journal will help. I would also suggest they ring their GP to ask if a fit note can be sent to them in the post. GP surgeries are still open for phone appointments and prescriptions etc.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • chiariedschiarieds Member Posts: 7,915 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @jaysam163 - Welcome to the community. I'm pleased your query has been answered, and do say if we can help in any other way. I hope you are well & coping. Keep safe. :)
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