This page gives a brief summary of the most recent coronavirus related circulars issued by HR. These circulars give HR guidance and information to managers and staff during the coronavirus outbreak.
Most recent circulars related to coronavirus
The approval process remains the same as that outlined in Circular 029/2020. A request for a change to Consultant Contract 2008 Type A may be made using the ‘COVID-19 request to change contract template’, submitted to the relevant Hospital Group CEO/Chief Officer for approval.
You should avoid all non-essential travel overseas until further notice. Anyone coming into Ireland, apart from Northern Ireland, must restrict their movements for 14 days. This includes residents returning to Ireland. If you intend to undertake non-essential overseas travel you must book annual leave or unpaid leave for the 14-day period of restricted movement. You will not be permitted to work from home in lieu of taking annual leave or unpaid leave for the 14-day period of restricted movement.
Attendance in the workplace during COVID-19, temporary assignments, taking and cancelling annual leave, special leave arrangements and becoming unwell with COVID-19. This guidance document supersedes previous guidance issued by DPER during COVID-19.
This guidance document supersedes previous guidance issued by DPER during COVID-19.
Update to circulars 007/2020, 008/2020 and 018/2020.