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Document Modified Date: 05/11/2019 14:32

Risk Assessment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: GHR01

The policy has been thoroughly updated and includes detail on the five step process of risk assessment and more health specific as well as generic examples of hazards to be considered when assessing risks.

Document Modified Date: 29/10/2019 13:50

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: DPR10

This policy has been updated to add further legislation as well as more detail to make the document easier to understand.

Document Modified Date: 29/10/2019 13:49

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: GPR10

This policy has been updated to add further legislation as well as more detail to make the document easier to understand.

Document Modified Date: 29/10/2019 12:38

Accident and Incident Reporting Policy and Procedure

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

The reporting arrangements for general practice depend on who sustained the accident, where it was sustained, whether it is reportable etc. and this policy has been updated to include CQC and NRLS reporting as well as HSE RIDDOR. Crucially, in general practice, every accident and incident must, regardless of any other reporting considerations or requirements, always be treated and processed as significant events. This policy and procedure has been reviewed to reflect this.

Document Modified Date: 29/10/2019 10:21

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DHS07

A scheduled review has been undertaken with additional information and references added. Links have also been provided to clarify the legal stance and business reasons for training.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Illegal Drug Misuse in the Service User’s Home Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC104

New policy reflects illegal drugs use in a Service User’s own home.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Access to Information Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: NIAC01

This policy focuses on the Freedom of Information and Access of Health Record Acts. It also discusses the importance of service user involvement with regards to access to information.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: NIAB32

New policy, to ensure the systems are in place for the dissemination of safety alerts, emergency alerts, drug alerts and medical device alerts and to outline a consistent approach for managing them.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Consumption of Alcohol Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR43

New policy, the procedure has elements that include recognition of the Service User’s rights as well as maintaining a safe environment and protecting the health,
safety and welfare of all Service Users. Resources included to aid staff knowledge and development in advising Service Users.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: NIHS04

A policy to comply with statues, regulations and quality standards as well as to ensure robust systems are in place to monitor and eliminate the likelihood of hazards and protect service users, staff and visitors.

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