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25 August, 2020 Open access

Extension of SSP eligibility to people who are self-isolating prior to being admitted to hospital for planned or elective surgery

New statutory instrument

New regulations have been issued to extend eligibility for statutory sick pay to people where they are self-isolating as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) prior to being admitted to hospital for planned or elective surgery.

In force from 26 August 2020, the Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) (No. 6) Regulations 2020 (SI.No.892/2020) provide that a person is entitled to statutory sick pay if they -

NB - the new regulations apply to England, Scotland and Wales only.

SI.No.892/2020 is available from legislation.gov.uk