Policy Updates

General Practitioners

Document Modified Date: 04/03/2022 07:29

Single Use Equipment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: GHS22

This policy will support staff to understand the use and disposal of single-use items. It has been reviewed and an additional reference added. All other references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2022 17:41

Duty of Candour Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: GAB29

This policy will support a service to understand its responsibilities in relation to Regulation 20 of the Health and Social Care Act. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2022 16:44

Accident and Incident Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: GHS03

This policy ensures that accident and incidents are recorded and reported by the service in order to ensure it complies with health and safety obligations. It has been reviewed with an additional entry on the Accident and Incident Log and legislation updated. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2022 10:24

Tender Information Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: GAB12

This policy will support staff with the rules for tendering and procurement. It has been reviewed with the Find a Tender service amount changed to over £118,000 in section 4.2. All references and links have also been checked.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 17:33

Access to Information Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: GAC01

This policy will support staff to respond correctly to statutory requests. It has been reviewed with legislation added and a new definition added on the CQC. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 10:59

Media Handling Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: GAC23

This policy will support to ensure media enquiries are are dealt with appropriately. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 21:29

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Mandatory Vaccination COVID-19 Region: | Reference: GCC182

This is an imminent statutory requirement and could have implications on staffing levels and ongoing employment. However, the Government have a consultation on revoking vaccination as a condition of deployment across all health and social care which ended on 16/02/2022. This will help inform the next steps the government will take. The policy has been reviewed and an additional further reading link to the government consultation page on revoking VCOD for all health and social care settings has been added. All references checked.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 21:29

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Mandatory Vaccination COVID-19 Region: | Reference: GCC182

This is an imminent statutory requirement and could have implications on staffing levels and ongoing employment. However, the Government have a consultation on revoking vaccination as a condition of deployment across all health and social care which ended on 16/02/2022. This will help inform the next steps the government will take. The policy has been reviewed and an additional further reading link to the government consultation page on revoking VCOD for all health and social care settings has been added. All references checked.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 17:06

Advocacy Policy and Procedure

Clinical Governance Risk Management and Safeguarding Region: | Reference: GCR16

This policy will support understanding to assist people to be in control of their own health and care where their ability to exercise choice or represent their own interests is limited. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 16:57

Financial Administration Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: GAC09

This policy highlights how to ensure financial administration within a service is completed correctly and to detail its financial position. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

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