Duration of rest in medical certificate


eMediNexus    06 January 2023

Rest is not to be advised for more than 15 days in a medical certificate.


The DMC guidelines for issuing a medical certificate state: “…… under no circumstances, a medical certificate should certify period of period of absence from duty, for a duration of more than 15 days. In case the medical condition of the patient is of such a nature that it may require further absence from duty, then in such case a fresh medical certificate may be issued.”

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