Social Security Contributory Short Term Benefits. Dipartiment tas-Sigurta’ Socjali. Short Term Benefits. Sickness Benefit Injury Benefit Disablement Gratuity Unemployment Benefit Special Unemployment Benefit. To claim sickness benefit. Medical Report by a doctor. Original to Social
Social SecurityContributory Short Term Benefits
Dipartiment tas-Sigurta’ Socjali
Medical Report by a doctor
Original to Social
10 days of examination
Copy to employer
If the incapacity for work is longer than six (6) days, the medical certificate has to be renewed once a week until that person is fit to resume his/her work
in the two preceding calendar years
A person may require long term medical treatment before returning to work. On approval by DSS and on recommendation of a medical panel, he/she will be entitled to further 468 days in a period of two calendar years
Any person submitting medical certificates and receiving Sickness benefit, or any person who although submitting medical certificates is not receiving Sickness Benefit may qualify for contribution credits.
An invalidity pension may be claimed if a person is totally incapacitated for work.
An application form has to be submitted to DSS with the relevant medical conditions listed by a medical practitioner.
Claimants are seen by a medical panel formed of three medical practitioners who decide on the merit of each case.
Claim by injured Person
Medical Panel Findings
Medical Panel Review