Policy and procedures

Policies and procedures

Surgical referral pathway for adult patients v.--


Detailed Financial Policies v.3.0
Approved: July 2015

Prime Financial Policies v.3.0
Approved: July 2015

Waiving Formal Tendering Procedures (Waiver) v.--

CCG Detailed Financial Policies state that formal tendering procedures may be waived in agreement with the Chief Executive or Chief Finance Officer


Anti Fraud and Bribery Policy v.3.3

This document sets out the NHS East and North Hertfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group's (the CCG) policy and advice to employees in dealing with fraud or suspected fraud and bribery. This policy details the arrangements made in the CCG for such concerns to be raised by employees or members of the public.

Approved: April 2016

Claims Policy v.1.0

This policy details the arrangements to be followed in the event of a claim against the CCG, these arrangements follow the guidelines of the NHS Litigation Authority and Civil Law Procedure Rules.

Approved: September 2014

Dispute Resolution Procedure v.2.2
Approved: March 2015

Managing Conflicts of Interest Policy v.7.1
Approved: November 2016

Scheme of Reservation and Delegation v.1.0
Approved: August 2013

Standards of Business Conduct Policy v.4.1
Approved: November 2016

Health and Safety

Display screen equipment (DSE) User Self-Assessment Form v.--

Part of the Health and Safety Policy

Approved: April 2015

Electronic Cigarettes: Reported Fires and Explosions Guidance for Staff v.--

Health & Safety Alert - Electronic Cigarettes: Reported Fires and Explosions Guidance for Staff

E&NHCCG have been advised by NHS Property Services (NHSPS) as lease holders for Charter and Fountain House, Welwyn Garden City that in accordance with Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2015 to demonstrate compliance in relation to taking measures to reduce fire risk in NHSPS premises, that E-Cigarette devices and chargers are prohibited from their premises.

There have been a number of fires nationally where the probable cause of the fire has been attributed to the charging of an E-Cigarette device. NHSPS have taken the decision to prohibit the use and charging of such devices in premises owned and occupied by NHSPS, therefore all NHSPS staff and occupiers of NHSPS premises have been informed of this policy decision due to the fire risks involved with these devices.

Health and Safety Policy v.2.1
Approved: March 2015

Incident Reporting and Investigation Form v.--

Part of the Health and Safety Policy

Approved: April 2015

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan v.--

It should be completed as outlined within the Fire Evacuation Procedure which can be accessed by logging in to the CCG intranet.

Human Resources

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Policy and Procedure v.2

This policy outlines the processes in place for staff affected by alcohol and substance misuse. It outlines the support that is available for employees who are affected by such issues

Approved: March 2016

Annual Leave Policy v.2

Harmonised policy between CECSU and EN Herts CCG and supersedes all previous Annual Leave Policies.
The aim of this policy is to ensure a uniform and equitable approach to the calculation of annual leave and general public holiday entitlement which takes into account the arrangements as defined under NHS Terms and Conditions.

Approved: April 2015

Appraisal and Performance v.1

This policy is designed to provide a framework across the CCG for a well-planned and effective staff appraisal system.  The laetst form can be fiound in HR Forms

Approved: June 2013

Attendance Management Policy v.6

Harmonised policy between CECSU and EN Herts CCG and supersedes all previous Attendance Management Policy

Approved: April 2015

Bullying and Harassment Policy v.2
Approved: June 2016

Capability Management Policy and Procedure v.3
Approved: June 2016

Central Eastern CSU Policies v.--

A zip file of 42 HR policies from Central Eastern CSU.  Please see list fo harmonised policies

Disciplinary Policy and Procedure v.3

This policy sets out the CCG's approach to the management of disciplinary issues. It applies primarily to issues of conduct or inappropriate behaviour such as violence or aggression

Approved: June 2016

Disclosure and Barring Service Policy v.4
Approved: March 2016

Dress Code, Appearance and Person Presentation Policy and Procedure v.1

This policy sets out the expectations of the CCG in relation to personal appearance, and work wear

Approved: September 2013