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CHRIS for Institutions Manual

The CHRIS for Institutions manual can be found below:

Recording self-isolation relating to COVID

Supplementary guidance on how to record a self-isolation case relating to COVID (coronavirus) is also now available for institutions. Please note the following:​

  • Recording access is available to users with “Full / Department Pay Leavers” or “HR Read Write” access to CHRIS.  
  • This absence type is intended for circumstances where an individual is required to self-isolate in line with government guidance, including where;   
    • they live with someone who has symptoms or has tested positive; or 
    • someone in their support bubble has symptoms or has tested positive; or 
    • they have been told by NHS Test and Trace that they have been in contact with a person with coronavirus.  
  • It is not intended for use in the following circumstances: 
    • Coronavirus related sickness absence, which should continue to be recorded under sickness absence, using the sickness reason of “Covid-19 (Coronavirus)”.  
    • Quarantine following travel abroad to certain countries.  
  • The duration of self-isolation must reflect the government’s guidelines in force at the time the period of self-isolation starts. 
  • Weekly reports will be distributed in the same way as other CHRIS burst reports.