GP - Safeguarding
This policy has been reviewed and updated to include information in the procedure section about NHS Volunteer Responders who can assist at-risk patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Further Reading has been added and references have been reviewed and updated.
Policy updated to include identification requirements for expected and unexpected visitors and what to do if ID is not available. References have been reviewed and updated.
This policy has been renamed to ‘Safeguarding Children and Child Protection Policy and Procedure’ (previously Child Protection Policy and Procedure) to reflect the safeguarding aspect of this policy. It has been reviewed with some changes to include the 3 levels of training required for all roles and safeguarding considerations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Additional further reading has been added. References have been reviewed and updated.
Policy has been reviewed with minor changes undertaken to the content. Additional further reading has been added and 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.
Policy reviewed, updated to the new QCS format and amended to reflect changes in current legislation, guidance and best practice. The Risk Assessment in the Forms section has also been updated.
This policy has been reviewed and updated to incorporate references to other policies and procedures and reflect current legislation. References have been checked and updated, with additional References and Further Reading resources added.