Strategies and reports

The below folder hosts our latest strategies and reports.

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Documents

Files(10)

Name Size/Type Description Date
Annual Report - Auditors Report 2021-2022 6434KB PDF Annual Report - Auditors Report 2021-2022 29 Jul 2022
Annual Report 2021 - 2022 18409KB PDF Annual Report 2021/2022 17 Oct 2022
Clinical Strategy 2022 - 2024 12394KB PDF Clinical Strategy 2022 - 2024 29 Jul 2022
Green Strategy 2022 - 2025 4043KB PDF Green Strategy 2022 - 2025 13 Apr 2022
Performance Report - Provider Self Certification 2022 1077KB DOCX Performance Report - Provider Self Certification 2022 29 Jul 2022
Quality Account 2021 - 2022 4339KB PDF Quality Account 2021 - 2022 29 Jul 2022
Risk Management Strategy 2021 - 2026 121KB DOCX Risk Management Strategy 2021 - 2026 29 Jul 2022
Sustainable Development Management Plan 2434KB PDF Sustainable Development Management Plan 29 Jul 2022
Trust Strategy 2021 - 2024 5105KB PDF Trust Strategy 2021 - 2024 14 Oct 2022
Trust Strategy Summary 2021 - 2024 1813KB PDF Trust Strategy Summary 2021 - 2024 29 Jul 2022

Corporate Policies

The below folder hosts our policies and procedures.

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Documents

Files(36)

Name Size/Type Description Date
Accessible Information Policy 202KB PDF This policy will ensure that the Trust has a clear, It states how this will be implemented, monitored, reviewed and adjustments made. Providing appropriate and relevant communication and information is fundamental to the effective delivery of quality health and clinical care and should be experienced throughout the patients care pathway. consistent, transparent and fair approach to the provision of accessible, inclusive information and communication for all. 17 Jan 2023
Capital Bid form 59KB DOCX Capital Bid request form 17 Jan 2023
Carers Policy 504KB DOCX The Policy details the actions Trust staff will take to identify, support and involve carers 17 Jan 2023
Charitable Funds Policy and Procedure 238KB PDF This document sets out the procedure for the receipt, and disbursement of Charitable Funds within the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust Charitable Funds (the “Charity”). 17 Jan 2023
Co-Production Policy - A Strategic Approach 246KB PDF This policy explains what Co-Production is and why it is used 17 Jan 2023
Community Engagement Framework 3308KB PDF This framework should be read in conjunction with the Strategic Approach to Co-production which explains one key approach and how we plan to work in partnership with patients, carers, staff, partners and the wider community in the design, development and delivery of services, and so achieve a cultural transformation. 24 Jan 2023
Complaints Policy 509KB DOCX Policy for receiving, investigating, responding to and learning from Complaints, PALS enquiries, and Professional Enquiries 24 Jan 2023
Counter Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Policy.pdf 430KB PDF All staff have a duty to report suspected fraud, bribery or corruption, and this policy sets out how any suspicions should be reported to protect the assets of the Trust. 24 Jan 2023
Data Protection and Confidentiality Policy 421KB PDF This Policy provides guidance on how the Trust and its staff can meet the legal obligations and best practice requirements concerning data protection and confidentiality 24 Jan 2023
Development and Management of Policies, Guidelines, Documentation and Standard Operating Procedures Policy 737KB PDF This policy sets out the standards for producing procedural documents such as policies and guidelines and the process for developing, ratifying, communicating, managing and reviewing procedural documents 17 Jan 2023
Disciplinary Policy HACW-01 1171KB PDF This policy outlines standards of conduct and behaviour for employees and disciplinary action guidance for managers. 17 Jan 2023
Duty of Candour and Being Open Policy 1493KB PDF This policy aims to guide staff in being open and the duty of candour for notifiable safety incidents. 13 Jan 2022
Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response and Business Continuity Policy 643KB PDF This policy outlines procedures and responses for dealing with incidents and emergency that could affect health or patient care. 24 Jan 2023
Equality & Inclusion Policy 418KB PDF The purpose of this policy is to communicate the Trust’s commitment to the promotion of equality, tackling discrimination, and advancing equality of opportunities. It highlights the duties and responsibilities for managers, employees, and all other entities within the organisation. 24 Jan 2023
Equality Act 2010 - Summary guidance on services, public functions and associations 339KB PDF This document highlights the legal information on equality, discrimination, and treatment for the Trust, staff, volunteers, and other entities within and outside the organisation. 24 Jan 2023
Fit and Proper person policy 741KB PDF This policy highlights the necessary precautions and screening the Trust must do to ensure the person or people responsible for any role or responsibility are appropriate for the job. 13 Dec 2021
Guide to Equality Act (easy-read version) 1343KB PDF This document provides an easy-read or accessible version of the Equality Act 2010 24 Jan 2023
Guidelines - Transgender Staff.docx 383KB DOCX Guidelines - Transgender Staff.docx 21 Sep 2021
Handling of Claims Policy 720KB PDF This policy explains how claims against the Trust (injury, financial, or other) should be handled. It describes the risk pooling schemes that have been created by the NHSLA that the Trust contributes to. It lists the external agencies that the Trust relates to. 24 Jan 2023
Inclusion, Diversity, and Equality Strategy 802KB PDF This document outlines the vision, aims, objectives, and accountability procedures for inclusion, diversity, and equality within the Trust and for the public. 31 Jan 2023
Information Governance Policy 789KB PDF e This policy provides assurance that personal information is dealt with legally, securely, efficiently and effectively, in order to deliver the best possible high quality patient care 31 Jan 2023
Interpreting and Translation Policy 824KB PDF This policy provides clear and consistent guidance to ensure; effective, accessible communication, safe support and care of those who use Trust Services and a reduction of barriers that may be faced by people whose first language is not English or who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss (e.g. hearing, sight or learning difficulties). 24 Jan 2023
Involving patients and carers in recruitment Guidelines 1913KB DOCX This policy will standardise practice and will help ensure consistency across the Trust in terms of involving participation partners in recruitment. It will offer staff clear guidance on how best to approach this. 24 Jan 2023
Learning from deaths policy: mortality review process and procedures 625KB DOCX This policy sets out how Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust learns from the deaths of patients in our care; it describes the systems and processes we use to present a clear framework for patients and carers, staff and our partner organisations. The implementation of this policy will enhance learning from deaths at an individual, team, organisational and cross-organisational level. 24 Jan 2023
Managing Conflicts of Interest in the NHS 458KB PDF This policy will help to ensure that we use NHS money wisely, providing best value for taxpayers and accountability to our patients for the decisions we take. 24 Jan 2023
Mortality Review Policy 680KB PDF This policy outlines the framework for reviewing incidents of inpatient and community mortality. 24 Jan 2023
Obtaining Legal Advice 206KB PDF Procedure for obtaining legal advice Staff are able to access legal advice on Trust issues as and when required, including out of hours for emergency situations. 24 Jan 2023
Overpayment Policy 174KB PDF The purpose of this policy is to ensure there is a consistent approach to overpayments and to ensure that errors are promptly identified repaid appropriately. 25 Jan 2023
Participation and Volunteer Policy 1869KB PDF Participation and Volunteer Policy 10 Nov 2022
Patients Property and Money Policy.pdf 238KB PDF From time to time the Trust will have responsibility for property belonging to patients as they enter and leave the care of the Trust. There is both risk and responsibility in such circumstances and this policy seeks to address those issues. 24 Jan 2023
Petty cash procedure 223KB PDF This procedure note sets out a framework to cover the use of Petty Cash floats throughout the Trust, establishing the aims and identifying the parameters within which the Trust will manage the risks associated with this activity. It is consistent with and sets out the method of delivering the Trust’s Standing Financial Instructions 24 Jan 2023
Quality Governance Policy 405KB PDF This policy outlines the framework for the continued implementation of the assurance processes and systems for quality governance 17 Jan 2023
Quality Impact Assessments policy 189KB DOCX This policy aims to ensure the Trust has appropriate steps in place to safeguard quality whilst delivering necessary changes to clinical services. 17 Jan 2023
Standards of Business Conduct and Anti-Bribery Policy 295KB PDF Standards of Business Conduct and Anti-Bribery Policy Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Gifts, Hospitality and Sponsorship Facilitation Payments And Kickbacks 24 Jan 2023
Workforce Disability Equality Standard 2171KB DOCX The NHS Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES) is designed to improve workplace experience and career opportunities for disabled people working, or seeking employment, in the NHS 24 Jan 2023
Workforce Race Equality Standard 1418KB DOCX This Standard, introduced by NHS Equality and Diversity Council, is to be used to gauge the current state of ‘race equality’ within health care organisations, to ensure Black and Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff are treated fairly and their talents valued and developed, to identify and promote talented BAME staff as well as helping to eliminate potential discrimination. 05 Jan 2023