Policies

In this area, you’ll find links to download and/or view our policies. The policies will ensure all patients, staff and general public have access to the detailed information and procedures for our local health service.

If you can’t find the policy you’re looking for please contact us.

Absence Management Policy

Adoption Policy

Adult Safeguarding Policy

Annual Leave Policy

Anti Fraud Bribery and Corruption Policy

Appraisal Policy

Bribery Act 2010

Business Continuity Plan

Career Break Policy

Change Management Policy

Commercial Sponsorship and Joint Working with the Pharmaceutical Industry Policy

Commerical Sponsorship and Joint Working with the Pharmaceutical Industry Policy

Complaints policy

Confidentiality and Data Protection Policy

Confidentiality and Data Protection Policy

Data Quality Policy

Data Quality Policy

Disciplinary Policy

Domestic Abuse in the Workplace Policy

Equality and Diversity Policy

Fire Safety Policy

Fire Safety Policy

Flexible Working Policy

Further EducationTraining and Development Policy

Grievance Policy

Harassment and Bullying Policy

Harassment and Bullying Policy

Health and Safety Policy

Health and Safety Policy

Healthcare Procurement Policy

Herbert Protocol

The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme adopted by Cleveland Police and other police services across the country.
It encourages carers, families, friends or neighbours, to hold information about the person with dementia that can help the police find them if they do go missing.

Herbert Protocol Cleveland Police

Find out more about the Herbert Protocol from Cleveland Police.

Herbert Protocol Missing Vulnerable Person Information

Fill in the document and keep in a safe place. Make sure the form can be easily located if the person it refers to goes missing. You may want to make several copies which can be kept safe by neighbours or relatives. If the person goes missing mention the HERBERT PROTOCOL to the call taker and give this form to the police officer attending.

Incident Reporting and Management Policy

Incident Reporting and Management User Guide

Incremental Pay Progression Framework Policy

Induction Policy

Information Access Policy

Information Access Policy

Information Governance and Information Risk Policy

Information Governance and Information Risk Policy

Information Security Policy

Information Security Policy

Intellectual Property and Revenue Sharing Policy

Intellectual Property Extension Policy

Internet and Email Acceptable Usage Policy

Internet and Email Acceptable Usage Policy

Job Evaluation Policy

Managing Allegations Against Staff Policy

South Tees CCG is required to fulfil its legal duties under the Children Act 1989, Section 11 of the Children Act 2004, Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015) and statutory guidance on Promoting the Health and Well-being of Looked After Children 2015). This policy provides a framework to ensure appropriate actions are taken to manage allegations, regardless of whether they are made in connection to duties with the CCG or if they fall outside of this, such as in their private life or any other capacity.

Managing Allegations Against Staff Policy

Managing the impact of Domestic Abuse in the Workplace Policy

Ensures that staff who are victims or perpetrators of domestic abuse are aware of the CCG’s role and responsibilities. It also provides information on the support that is available within the organisation as well as guidance to line managers when supporting staff who are affected by domestic abuse.

Managing the Impact of Domestic Abuse in the Workplace Policy

Managing Work Performance Policy

Maternity Policy

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Policy

Modern Slavery Statement 2019

Moving and Handling

Moving and Handling Policy

National Trading Standards - Friends against Scams

Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative.

Friends Against Scams aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering communities.

National Trading Standards - Links between Scams and Health

It has long been suspected that victims of scams, specifically the elderly and consumers made vulnerable by
their circumstances, experience deteriorating health, independence and loss of self-confidence.

Other Leave Policy

Parental Leave Policy

Paternity Leave Policy

Patient Services Access and Choice

Patient Services Access and Choice

Policy for the development and approval of policies

Policy for the development and approval of policies

This Policy sets out the corporate approach to developing policies. It applies to all staff involved in writing, reviewing, approving and implementing policies.

Prevent Policy

Procurement Policy

Professional Registration Policy

Public Contracts Regulations Thresholds

Raising Concerns (Whistleblowing) Policy

Records Management Policy

Records Management Policy

Recruiting Ex-Offenders Policy

Recruitment Retention Premia Policy

Recruitment Selection Policy

Redeployment Policy

Retirement Policy

Risk Management Policy

Safeguarding Adults Policy

Safeguarding Children Policy

Secondment Policy

Security Policy

Security Policy

This document outlines the CCG’s commitment to promoting and improving the security of its premises/assets and the safety of staff, patients and visitors to the CCG.

Serious Incidents (SIs) Management Policy

Serious Incidents Management Policy

Shared Parental Leave Policy

Social Media Policy

Social Media Policy

South Tees CCG Activity and Prioritisation May 2016

Standards of Business Conduct and Declarations of Interest Policy

Standards of Business Conduct and Declarations of Interest Policy

Standards of Business Conduct and Declarations of Interest Policy

Substance Misuse Policy

Temporary Promotion Policy

Training Development Policy

Travel and Expenses Policy

Value Based Clinical Commissioning Policy Crib Sheet

Value Based Commissioning Policy April 2019

Violence Aggression and Abuse Management Policy

Violence Aggression and Abuse Management Policy

The aim of this policy document is to reduce the risks, so far as it is reasonably practicable, for staff. It applies to all employees of the CCG and in particular deals with the issue of violence, aggression and abuse against a member of its staff by a member of the public (i.e. patient, member of the patient’s family, member of the public etc.).

Working Time Directive Policy