You can no longer claim Sickness Allowance. But you may be able to claim another income support payment.
If you’re sick or injured and can’t do your usual work or study, you can apply for JobSeeker Payment.
Use our guide to check what help you can get if you need a payment because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
We also have translated information about JobSeeker Payment.
Page last updated: 10 December 2021
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