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The Trust publishes all of its policies on this website.  The list of policies below are links that will open each individual document.

How do I find what I need to know?

Within each policy the index page is a set of hyperlinks that take you directly to the section you require.  In addition; you can click into any policy, right click anywhere in the document and open “find”, type in the word you want to look for and the search tool will take you to every place in the policy that word is mentioned.

The policies contain links that will take staff directly to the forms, leaflets and posters that you may need to deliver effective patient care.


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PDF file icon 1. Clinical Care Policy 10.4 MB
PDF file icon 1a Medical Emergencies and First Aid Policy 909.64 KB
PDF file icon 2a Medicines Management Policy 457.34 KB
PDF file icon 2b Medical Devices Policy 470.50 KB
PDF file icon 3. Human Resources and Workforce Development Policy Handbook 1.4 MB
PDF file icon 3a Conduct & Capability Procedure for Medical Staff 472.13 KB
PDF file icon 3b Code of Conduct for Private Practice by Medical Staff 321.26 KB
PDF file icon 4 Health and Safety and Fire Policy 360.57 KB
PDF file icon 5a Board Assurance and Escalation Framework 536.57 KB
PDF file icon 5b Reporting and Management of Risk Policy (incidents, complaints and claims) 963.03 KB
PDF file icon 5c Duty of Candour Policy 765.65 KB
PDF file icon 5d Speaking up and Raising Concerns 265.24 KB
PDF file icon 5e Counter Fraud, Anti-Bribery and Hospitality Policy 709.12 KB
PDF file icon 5f Learning from Deaths Policy 743.63 KB
PDF file icon 5g Clinical Audit Policy and Procedures 1.2 MB
PDF file icon 5h NICE Policy and Procedures 547.08 KB
PDF file icon 6a Mental Health Act Policy 1.3 MB
PDF file icon 6b Mental Capacity Act including DOLS Policy 1.5 MB
PDF file icon 7a Infection Prevention and Control 215.26 KB
PDF file icon 7b Hand Hygiene 752.56 KB
PDF file icon 7c Outbreak of infection 292.91 KB
PDF file icon 7d Methicillin MRSA 511.24 KB
PDF file icon 7e Management of Clostridium Difficile Infection 479.46 KB
PDF file icon 7f Isolation 338.16 KB
PDF file icon 7g Decontamination 527.16 KB
PDF file icon 7h Surveillance of Alert Organisms and Dissemination of Information 247.66 KB
PDF file icon 7i Safe Management of Sharps and Avoidance of Occupational Exposure to Blood Borne Viruses 1.2 MB
PDF file icon 7k Aseptic Non Touch Technique 382.19 KB
PDF file icon 7l Scabies Management 217.46 KB
PDF file icon 7m Transfer of Patient with Knownor Suspected Infection 245.77 KB
PDF file icon 7n Correct Use of Personal Protective Equipment in the Healthcare Environment 868.45 KB
PDF file icon 7o Animals in Healthcare Premises Guidance 241.36 KB
PDF file icon 8ab Data Security Information and Records Management Policy 741.29 KB
PDF file icon 8c ICT Systems Use Policy 853.69 KB
PDF file icon 8d Lincolnshire Inter-Agency Information Sharing Protocol 844.59 KB
PDF file icon 9. Involving People Policy 528.84 KB
PDF file icon 10. Trust Resilience Policy 1.1 MB
PDF file icon 11. Safeguarding Policy 2.2 MB
PDF file icon 12. Smoke Free Premises Policy 852.62 KB
PDF file icon 13. Social Media Policy 306.26 KB
PDF file icon Corporate documents and policies procedure 561.29 KB

The Trust's corporate documentsstrategiesreports and accounts, as well as a range of information leaflets and service operational protocols can be accessed by clicking the links in this paragraph or via the 'Accessing our information' page.

All of these documents are maintained in accordance with the procedure for corporate documents and policies procedure.

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