CIS stands for Comprehensive Information System. It is a web-based application, which is accessed using a web browser. It is recommended that Google Chrome is used as your web browser to run the CIS system
New CIS Users
All requests for a CIS account must be authorised by the Registered Proprietor of the Approved Centre(s) or Outpatient Day & Community Services.
To request access to CIS for a proposed new user, the Registered Proprietor must complete a CIS User Authorisation Form (Version 15). Please note that previous versions of this form will not be accepted.
CIS was upgraded in July of 2021 with some changes to the User Interface. Please see the following document for more information on how CIS has changed.
General CIS Guidance
The following Guidance details how to activate a CIS account and how to reset a password to a CIS account in the event it is forgotten or lost. The third document is general information about how to understand and use CIS.
Guidance on Submitting Notifications in CIS
The following Guidance gives detailed direction on how the following Quality and Safety Notifications are to be submitted to the Commission. These Quality and Safety Notifications include -
- Child Admissions to an Adult Unit
- Child Discharges from an Adult Unit
- Admissions from a CAMHS Unit
- Discharges from a CAMHS Unit
- Serious Reportable Events
- Overcapacity in Adult Units
- Bed Occupancy in CAMHS Units
- Changes in Operational Bed Capacity
- Death Notifications
- ECT Notifications
Guidance on Registration Applications in CIS
This guidance provides information on making applications for registering an Approved Centre.
Guidance on Corrective Preventative Action Plan (CAPA) in CIS
This guidance gives details on the creation and update of CAPAs following an inspection of an Approved Centre.
Guidance on CIS in relation to Mental Health Tribunals
The following guidance is for those CIS users who are involved in Mental Health Tribunals.
CIS Training for Mental Health Act Administrators
CIS Training for Tribunal Consultant Psychiatrists and Lay Members
CIS Training for Independent Consultant Psychiatrists
CIS Training for Tribunal Chairpersons
CIS Training for Patient Legal Representatives