GP - Health & Safety
Policy has been reviewed with minor changes undertaken to the content of the policy. Further reading has been added with links to related existing policies, and references updated to ensure they are still current. A new form has been added to the policy to support with the audit and evaluation process.
Policy has been updated to reflect the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Content has been updated and additional Further Reading and References to COVID-19 have been added. Existing references have been reviewed and updated.
This policy outlines how staff must report to the appropriate regulatory bodies and local organisations when a serious incident has occurred. The Objectives and Policy sections have been updated, new definitions have been added, and the Procedure has been reviewed with no significant changes. References have been reviewed and updated.
This policy sets out how staff must approach the management of risks within their team and the Practice. It highlights the need for risk identification, assessment and mitigation. The policy has been reviewed and updated. References have been updated and some additional resources added in the Forms section.
Updated PPE guidance included in line with PHE recommendation about sessional use of face/eye protection and Fluid-resistant (Type IIR) surgical masks. PHE document added within the ‘Forms’ section to evidence this change.
A scheduled review of this policy has been undertaken with minimal changes made to the policy content. The references have been checked to ensure they remain valid.