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Please note that the key documents are not designed to be printed, but to be viewed on-line.  This is to ensure that the correct and most up to date version is being used.  If, in exceptional circumstances, you need to print a copy, please note that the information will only be valid for 24 hours and should be read in conjunction with the Key Document Supporting Information and/or Key Document intranet page, which will provide approval and review information.

Being open and candid following a patient safety incident or complaint policy 

Review Date - 6th April 2024

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Capacity Management Policy (Excluding Admission to Obstetrics)

Review Date - 11th August 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Claims Handling Policy and Procedure 

Review Date - 11th August 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Clinical Audit for Improvement Policy

Review Date - 5th October 2023 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Complaints and PALS policy and procedure

Review Date - 4th June 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

COVID Pathway: Use of Single Rooms and Cohort Bays Standard Operating Procedure

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

COVID-19 Vaccine Handling and Management Policy

Review Date - 9th December 2021 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Policy for Consent to Examination or Treatment

Clinical Photography Consent Form 

Review Date - 14th November 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

COVID-19 Occupational Health Risk Assessment Policy

COVID-19 Occupational Health Risk Assessment - Manager Guidance

COVID-19 Occupational Health Risk Assessment FAQs

COVID-19 Occupational Health Risk Assessment Form

Review Date - 1st March 2022

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Criteria Led Discharge Policy 

Review Date - 19th February 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Policy for Managing the requirements of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations  2010 and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) (Registration) Regulations 2009

Review Date - 1st October 2022

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Learning From Deaths Policy

Review Date - 11th August 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Data Quality (Policy)

Review date - 15th October 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place  

Diagnostic Tests Including Requesting Reviewing and Filing of Results 

Review Date - 18th December 2021 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Integrated Care pathway for Patient Care After Death

Review date - 11th August 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Policy - Ethical Clinical Decision Making During COVID-19 Pandemic  

Review Date - 31st December 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Policy on Junior Doctors' Involvement in Clinical Audit and Quality Improvement

Review Date - 2nd March 2024

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is place

Policy for the Management of External Agency Visits and Recommendations

Review Date - 5th February 2022

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is place

Family and Carer Engagement Services (FACES) Standard Operating Procedure 

Review Date - 31st December 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Policy to identify all patients

Review Date - 4th February 2023

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Managing intellectual property

Review Date – 11th November 2023

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Investigating Serious Incidents policy

Review Date - 3rd July 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Incident reporting policy

Review Date - 6th May 2021  

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Policy for the development, approval and management of Key Documents 

Review Date - 2nd July 2022 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

National Confidential Enquiries into Patient Outcomes and Death Policy (NCEPOD)

Review Date - 5th October 2023 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

NHS To NHS Service Concerns

Review Date – 5th February 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Policy for the management of NICE Guidance  

Review Date - 7th August 2022

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Novel therapeutic interventions policy  

Review Date - 6th November 2019

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Open Visiting Policy

Review Date – 17th October 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Patient Alerts Policy 

Review Date - 21st July 2023 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Patient Choice Policy

Review Date - 24th March 2024

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Safekeeping of Patient Property and Valuables Policy

Review Date - 1st October 2023

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Quality Impact Assessment Policy

Review Date – 10th July 2022

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Research governance policy

Review Date - 11th August 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Risk Management strategy 

Review Date - 16th January 2023

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Policy for the secondment to professional training for Nurses, Midwives and Allied health professionals

Review Date - 11th August 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Sepsis Key Documents

Review Date – 6th November 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Subject Access Request Policy

Review Date - 6th November 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Non Malignant and Non Traumatic Spinal Cord Compression Pathway

Review Date – 11th August 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Standards of business conduct - Incorporating Hospitality, Gifts and sponsorship

Review Date - 24th July 2022

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Swabbing of Admissions - COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Management of Suspected and Confirmed Vaccine Induced Thrombocytopenia and Thrombosis (VITT) in adults

Review date - 11th June 2024

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Worcester Microguide

Page last updated: 16 June 2021