NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS KCCG) recognises that the control and managementof contractors is vital to maintain the health, safety and welfare of all its employees, patients and visitors,other contractors and any other member of the general public within the environment.The implementation of this policy will place a duty on designated organisation employees who have aresponsibility to engage, manage, or control contractors, to ensure that employees, patients and visitorsare not exposed to hazards that are unacceptable.
Valid To: 06/07/2018
Publication Type: Policies
Updated policy concerning fire safety across NHS Kernow CCG
Valid To: 09/07/2018
Publication Type: Policies
Purpose This policy has been developed and adopted to ensure there is suitable and sufficient First Aid provision to staff, patients, visitors, volunteers and contractors.
Valid To: 06/07/2018
Publication Type: Policies
NHS Kernow attaches the greatest importance to the health, safety and welfare of all its employees, visitors and contractors whilst either undergoing organisation business or on organisation premises. This includes employees who may be working in premises not managed by the NHS Kernow.
Valid To: 30/06/2018
Publication Type: Policies
This policy applies to all staff in NHS Kernow in relation to incidents and is designed to ensure all staff have a clear understanding of their responsibilities and the arrangements for reporting and management of incidents, including near misses and serious incidents.Incidents and near misses provide an opportunity for learning and improvement to prevent future incidents and potential harm. In order for this learning to take place it is essential that all incidents and near misses are reported and investigated promptly, accurately and appropriately. Incident reporting also helps with ensuring a culture of openness, communication with people who use the services we commission, our colleagues and other stakeholders and compliance with legal duties as an employer
Valid To: 20/05/2022
Publication Type: Policies
This plan sets out how NHS Kernow CCG will support NHS England to mobilise, co-ordinate, stand down and return the local NHS to a state of recovery in the event of an emergency or major incident. Staff with on-call or key response roles must be familiar with this document.
Valid To: 10/10/2021
Publication Type: Business Plans
This plan provides guidance on maintaining CCG business continuity and the associated roles, responsibilities and actions in the event of a flu pandemic.
Valid To: 13/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
NHS Kernow recognises its responsibility to provide a safe and secure working environment for all employees. This policy relates to all matters of security including the security of staff, property and assets. The overall aims of this policy are to: • Improve the knowledge and understanding of all NHS Kernow employees irrespective of their position, about security within the organisation.• Assist in promoting a climate of openness and a pro-security culture where staff feel able to raise concerns sensibly and responsibly.• Ensure the appropriate sanctions are considered following an investigation.This policy applies to all employees of NHS Kernow, regardless of position held, as well as consultants, vendors, contractors, and/or any other parties who have a business relationship with the CCG.
Valid To: 20/05/2022
Publication Type: Policies