An income support payment if you can’t work or study for a while because of illness, injury or disability.
If you’re getting Sickness Allowance on 20 March 2020, you’ll keep getting it until your medical certificate ends. We’ll contact you before it ends to see if you still need financial support.
To keep getting Sickness Allowance you must keep meeting the rules until your current medical certificate ends.
The amount of Sickness Allowance you can get depends on your income and assets.
Page last updated: 14 July 2020
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