All Pharmacy Network stores can help you with Absence from Work Certificates. Certificates are issued at our pharmacist's discretion and we can only issue certificates if your illness or condition is within our scope of practice, such as minor ailments. If your injury is outside our pharmacist's ability to assess, they will refer you to a doctor or other relevant healthcare profession.
Consultations for an Absence from Work Certificate are conducted in store by an experienced pharmacist and can vary in length. If you require this service it is recommended that you call one of our pharmacies first to see whether you need to make an appointment. Fees apply for this service and we can provide certificates as follows:
- Absences from work due to illness or injury (personal leave), or
- Absences due to illness or injury to a member of the employee’s immediate family or household (carer’s leave).
- Absence from Work Certificates are issued at the pharmacists’ discretion at pharmacies which offer this service. Pharmacists can only issue certificates for conditions that are within their scope of practice; such as minor ailments. If your illness or injury is outside a pharmacist’s ability to assess, they will refer you to a doctor or other relevant healthcare professional.
Certificates can be issued for short periods of leave and cannot be backdated. You may be asked for a form of identification (ID). If you need an Absence from Work Certificate for a carer the person who is ill must be present.