GP Management and Medications
This policy has been updated to make it explicit that NHS Patient medical records (electronic and paper) must never be deleted or destroyed, and all other Patient/personal identifiable data and business information will be retained, archived or disposed of according to Practice protocols based on statutory requirements, ICO guidance and best practice.
This policy has been reviewed in order to reflect current Fundamental Standards. This will assist with the understanding and use of the QCS management system. It details the use of the Fundamental Standards area of the system and how to use the ‘supporting policies’. This policy has been reviewed and references have been checked and updated. No changes to policy content were necessary.
This policy describes how all electrical equipment will be checked and maintained to prevent danger at all times and the procedure outlines how compliance with The Electricity at Work Regulations will be maintained.
This policy has been updated to reflect how security will be managed in the Practice and procedures that must be followed to ensure the safety of staff, Patients and other visitors.
This policy outlines the approach to Audit in the Practice and the procedures that will need to be followed to ensure effective audit outcomes. The policy and procedure has been updated to include a reference link to administration and clerical staff picking up “clinical” work under the GPFV which will need auditing. A new section has been added to your system details requiring you to state the name of your Practice Clinical Governance Lead. Please update your system details to ensure that the information contained within the policy reflects your service.
The policy has been converted to the new policy format and additional guidance included. This policy was previously called ‘Temporary Workers Policy and Procedure’ and the title has been changed to avoid confusion with other temporary workers like agency workers and casual workers.
Policy updated into the new format as well as to reflect the increased CQC focus on leadership and management in the delivery of high-quality services.