Policies and procedures

The following is a selection of Dorset HealthCare's key policies and procedures, in line with the guidance provided by the Information Commissioner's Office regarding policies that should be made publicly available as part of the Publication Scheme.

If you would like a copy of a policy or procedure in another language or format ie large print or audio, please contact the Communications team at dhc.communications.team@nhs.net

All our other policies and procedures are available for staff on our intranet.

Clinical and operational policies

Guidance for Responding to Complaints

Data Protection and Confidentiality Policy

Freedom of Information Policy

Conflicts of interest Policy

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) Policy

Internet and Social Media Use Policy for Staff, Patients and Trust Visitors

Reporting and Investigating Deaths

Finance and information governance policies

Information Governance Policy

Standing Financial Instructions

Health and safety/corporate risk policies

Health and Safety Policy

Human resources (HR) policies

Disciplinary Policy

Handling of Concerns and Disciplinary Procedures Relating to the Conduct and Performance of Doctors

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Freedom to speak up policy

Corporate Documents