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Clinical and Quality policies

​For all requests and enquiries regarding these clinical and quality policies, please contact the Patients Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Clinical policies

C01 Admission
​C02​Managing Withdrawal Symptoms for Inpatients
C03 Care of the Dying
C04Domestic Violence and Abuse
​C05Section 136 of the Mental Health Act​
​C06Emailing Service Users​
​C07​Mental Capacity Act (including Deprivation of Liberty safeguards)
​C08​Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (including the use of physical intervention)
C10Confidentiality
C11Continence: Assessment and Management
C13ECT
C16Management of Health Records
C20Manual Handling (clinical)
C22Physiological Observations (TPR&BP, NEWS & PEWS) 
C23Oxygen Therapy
C29Do Not Attempt Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation 
C31Specimen Collection
C32Transfer Between Clinical teams within the Trust 
C32aTransfer To and From Acute Hospital
C35Searching (Rooms and Service Users)
C36Observation and Engagement of Service Users
C40Intramuscular Injections
C46Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
C48Management of Medication Error (prescribing, administration and failure to sign)
C54Privacy, Safety and Dignity
C55Leave for Detained Patients and Informal Service Users
C57Mouthcare
C58Children Visiting In-patient Areas
C59Covert Administration of Medication
C67Capillary Blood Glucose Monitoring and Self Administration of Insulin  
C70aDischarge from In-patient Care
C70bDischarge from Trust Services
C71Consent to Examination or Treatment
​C76Care, Treatment or Admission of Trust Employees​
C77Service User Transportation
C78Medical Devices
C79Dysphagia
C81Patient Group Directives
C82Clinical Risk Assessment and Management
C83Food and Nutrition
C84Physical Health: Wellbeing and Monitoring
C86Slips, Trips and Falls (service users)
C87Care of Service Users with a Dual Diagnosis
C89Safeguarding Children
C90Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse
C91Supervised Community Treatment
C92Allocation of Responsible Clinician for Detained Patients
C93Community Services Clinical Team Meetings
C94ICD10 coding
C96Section 117
C98CPA and non-CPA
C100Digital Images of Service Users
C106Mental Health Treatment Requirements
C107Seclusion and Long Term Segregation
C108Service User Property
C109Non-medical prescribing
C110Self-harm
C111Rapid Tranquilisation
C112Management of Medicines
C113Complementary Therapies
C114Care of Service Users who are Intoxicated with Drugs or Alcohol and Disposal of Substances

 

Quality policies

​Q03 ​Fire: Prevention and Management
​Q04​Equality Assessments
​Q05​Preceptorship
​Q06​Duty of Candour
​Q07​Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response
Q11Serious Incidents Requiring Investigation 
Q11aUnexpected/Sudden Death
Q12Missing/Absent Persons and Failure to Return from Leave
Q12aNon-access Visits and Missed/Cancelled Appointments
Q13Offensive Weapons
Q14Development and Management of Trust Policy
Q14aAccessible information for service users
Q14bDevelopment and Management of Trust Forms
Q15Induction
Q16aSupervision: Management
Q16bSupervision: Clinical
Q17Lone Working
Q18Risk Management
Q19Stress Management
Q20Accident and Incident Reporting
Q21Security Management
Q22Claims Handling
Q23Health and Safety
Q26Hostage Situations
Q29aMentorship
Q29bPractice Placements
Q33Additional Payments for Private Care
Q37Education and Workforce Development
Q39Implementing NICE guidance
Q41Corporate Records Management
Q42Complaints
Q44Prevent
Q46Ligature and Suicide Risk: Environmental Assessment and Management
Q47Standards for Business Conduct
Q48Freedom of Information
Q49Smoking
Q50Data Protection Act