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Policies and procedures

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Complaints policy

Document category: Trust wide policy

Document date: August 14, 2018

The Trust’s Customer Services function exists to facilitate a response to all enquiries, and to deal appropriately with feedback. The service operates as a single gateway for raising issues and enquiries, including requests under the Freedom of Information Act. This policy primarily covers feedback about …

Disciplinary Procedure

Document category: Trust wide policy

Document date: July 1, 2018

The South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) is committed to creating and maintaining a positive working environment and harmonious employee relations. In implementing this procedure Managers should ensure they do not discriminate directly or indirectly on the grounds of age, disability, race, …

Fire Safety Policy

Document category: Trust wide policy

Document date: September 1, 2009

The policies, procedures, guidelines, clinical protocols and local work procedures of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYPFT) are intended to provide a framework that ensures that the work of SWYPFT is conducted in such a manner as to enable the organisation to fulfil …

Harassment and Bullying Policy

Document category: Trust wide policy

Document date: July 1, 2018

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) is committed to promoting an anti-harassment/bullying ethos.  It is recognised that harassment in all its forms is both detrimental to the individuals affected by harassment and to the Trust as a whole. This policy enables harassment …

Health and Safety Policy

Document category: Trust wide policy

Document date: May 1, 2018

The policies, procedures, guidelines, clinical protocols and local work procedures of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYPFT) are intended to provide a framework to ensure that SWYPFT manages Health and Safety risks in an effective, sensible, professional and legal way as far is …

Infection Prevention and Control Isolation Policy

Document date: July 1, 2018

Healthcare associated infections such as Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus; Clostridium difficile infection, Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase, Norovirus and multi resistant organisms may be transmitted between patients and potentially between patients, staff and visitors. Transmission of infection involves a source of infecting microorganism, a susceptible host and …

Information Security Policy

Document category: Trust wide policy

Document date: January 1, 2018

This document defines the Information Security Policy for South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (referred to hereafter as the Trust). The Information Security Policy applies to all business and covers the information, information systems, networks, physical environment