Principal policies and procedures

The Trust is keen to be as open as possible with regard to providing access to internal instructions, manuals and guidelines for dealing with all aspects of the business of runnning the Trust if it helps the public to understand how decisions are made.  

However, this would not include information that might damage the operation of the Trust e.g. details of security systems, security operations etc .

If you have a request for a specific policy or procedure please e-mail  Most of these documents are available electronically free of charge

The most frequently requested policies in key areas are available below.

Infection Control

See the Infection Control section of this website

Estates and Facilities

To follow


Media Relations Policy - see Media Centre

Communications and Engagement Framework

Communications and Engagement Policy

Patient Information Policy


see Financial and Funding information


To follow

Human Resources (staff)

To follow


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