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This plan is for use for Internal Incidents within either of the hospital sites in the Trust (Ashford or St. Peters – ASPH or the Bradley Unit – WCH – see appendix for BU escalation/incident response). It is not possible to develop a plan for every individual scenario; therefore, this is a generic plan that provides a framework to facilitate a coordinated response.


Aims and Objectives

  • To support ASPH in the identification of when to call an Internal Incident
  • To ensure an effective and coordinated response
  • To ensure the safety of patients and staff


Policy Details

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Compiled by: Claire O’Brien, Head of Emergency Planning and Resilience
Ratified by: Major Incident and Business Continuity Group
Date Ratified: October 2020
Date Issued: October 2020
Review Date: October 2021
Target Audience: All staff
Contact name: Claire O’Brien, Head of Emergency Planning and Resilience


See also:

  • Major Incident Plan
  • CBRNE Plan
  • Business Continuity Plan
  • Fire Policy
  • Evacuation Plan
  • Surrey Surge Escalation Plan
  • Lockdown Plan
  • Operational Pressures Escalation Levels Plan
  • iRespond Critical Incident Checklist
  • NHS SBAR Form