Policies and procedures

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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 …

Whistleblowing Policy

Document date: July 1, 2018

The Trust is committed to providing high-quality services which promote the health, safety and dignity of people who use its services. In order to achieve these standards, the Trust welcomes challenge and views it as a crucial source of intelligence. Everyone is encouraged to use …

Safeguarding adults policy and procedures (West Yorkshire Multi-Agency)

Document category: Trust wide policy

Document date: April 1, 2013

This policy and procedures have been agreed and endorsed by four out of the five West Yorkshire safeguarding adults boards with the Bradford board being in the final stages of their decision making process. They mark a big step forward in joint working to protect …

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, …

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 …

Sickness and Attendance Policy

Document category: Trust wide policy

Document date: August 1, 2016

In order to provide high-quality care to service users and their carers, the organisation must also ensure that staff regularly attend work to provide the appropriate numbers, skill mix and experienced staff at work. High levels of absence can disrupt the provision of services, impact …

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 …

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