Coronavirus information

Visitor restrictions, information for patients and more.

View coronavirus information

Communications: Policies and Procedures

FOI 0444 2019/20 Medicines Policy and Controlled Drug Procedure

Published: November 27, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0444 2019/20 May I please request the following:  UHB Medicines Policy UHB Controlled Drug Procedure Please see the attached documents CD procedure MedicinesPolicy

FOI 0412 2019/20 Ascitic Drains and Chest Drains

Published: November 27, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0412 2019/20 Do you have guidelines for ascitic drains and chest drains please? Please see attached documents Insertion and Management of Intercostal Chest Drains Tapping Ascites guidelines 03.05.19

FOI 0411 2019/20 Sickness Policy

Published: November 27, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0411 2019/20   Could you forward me a copy of the sickness policy please? Please see attached document Sickness Absence and Attendance at Work

FOI 0374 2019/20 Overpayments Procedure

Published: October 18, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0374 2019/20 Can you please provide me with a copy of the overpayments procedure? Please see attached document Recovery of Overpayments Procedure HGS

FOI 0240 2019/20: Prostate Cancer Referral Guidelines

Published: September 30, 2019

  Freedom of Information Request: 0240 2019/20 1. Does the NHS Trust have prostate cancer referral guidelines? If yes, please provide a copy. Please see attached documents EppCTReferral EppDigitalRectalExamRun EppProstaticCancerClinicRn EppRadicalRadiotherapyBladderProstateMalignancy 2. According to the NHS Trust guidelines, at what PSA level should GPs refer patients for suspected prostate cancer? Not Applicable Does this differ […]

FOI 0209 2019/20: Communication between Social Media Apps

Published: September 5, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0209 2019/20 If the s.12 costs limit is exceeded, please answer as many questions as possible, to the fullest extent possible. Does your Trust/organisation permit clinicians to communicate about patients or other clinical matters (for example, a junior doctor discussing a patient with a consultant) using an instant messaging app (for […]

FOI 0192 2019/20: Instant Messaging Usage

Published: September 3, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0192 2019/20 Are medical staff permitted to use third-party instant messaging/communication applications (e.g. WhatsApp, Skype, SMS, Facebook messenger etc.) to exchange or communicate patient data? No Do medical staff use any of the following communication apps to share patient data with their colleagues (please select as many as applicable) WhatsApp SMS […]

FOI 0185 2019/20: Video/Audio Recordings

Published: August 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0185 2019/20 Would you please be able to provide the following information regarding appointments and / or consultations that are held in private settings (i.e. not settings where there is the potential for a breach of other patient’s confidentiality (e.g. group therapy sessions or bays in accident and emergency departments)): Please […]

FOI 0138 2019/20: Social Media Problems

Published: August 23, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0138 2019/20 Do you have a staff social media policy? Yes. Do you have a policy or guidance on staff use of messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, Siilo, Forward? Yes Does your Trust actively discourage the use of WhatsApp? Yes In the past two calendar years, have any staff been formally disciplined […]

FOI 0158 2019/20 Guidelines for Hyperkalemia Treatment

Published: July 11, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0158 2019/20 I was wondering if you could possibly share your guidelines for hyperkalemia treatment please. Please see attached documents. Electrolyte – Hyperkalaemia Diagnosis and Management Paediatric hyperkalaemia managment

Thinking of going to Accident and Emergency but not sure if you need to? Try our handy symptom checker.

Try ask A&E

We're improving the accessibility of our websites. If you can't access any content or if you would like to request information in another format, please view our accessibility statement.