Members of NHS Boards, Clinical Commissioning Group governing bodies and NHS Managers are expected to meet core standards of conduct. The following documents have been developed to guide managers in the work they do and the decisions and choices they have to make and to reassure the public that these important decisions are being made against a background of professional standards and accountability.
The standards for members of NHS boards and Clinical Commissioning Group governing bodies in England can be found here.
The Code of Conduct of NHS Managers can be found here.
Health and safety policies and procedures
Health and safety policy
Human resources (HR) and recruitment policies
Acceptable standards of behaviour at work policy
Alcohol, drugs and substance misuse policy
Annual and special leave policy
Disciplinary policy and procedure
Education training and development policy
Employment break policy
Equal opportunities and diversity employment policy
Flexible working policy
Gifts and hospitality policy
Long service award policy
Managing concerns with performance policy
Managing sickness absence policy
Maternity, adoption and parental leave policy
Organisational change policy
Pay progression policy
Protection of pay and conditions of service policy
Recruitment and selection policy
Relocation and removal expenses policy
Study leave policy
Trade union recognition and facilities and time off for trade union reps
Whistleblowing and raising concerns policy
Working time regulations policy
Freedom to Speak Up Guardian
The Freedom to Speak Up Guardian acts as an independent and impartial source of advice to staff at any stage of raising a concern, with access to anyone in the organisation or if necessary, outside the organisation. The CCG has appointed the following Freedom to Speak Up Guardians:
- Julie Lawreniuk, chief finance officer and deputy chief officer, and,
- Neil Fell, lay member for governance.