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Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH) is committed to supporting working parents to achieve a good work life balance. This policy sets out the Trust’s arrangements for supporting employees in preparing for and during adoption and surrogacy.

The policy sets out the provisions for adoption and surrogacy leave and pay.



This policy applies equally to every employee, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.


Policy Details

Download: PDF version
Compiled by: HR Business Partners and Advisors
Ratified by: Trust Executive Committee
Date Ratified: May 2019
Date Issued: May 2019
Review Date: May 2022
Target Audience: All staff
Contact name: HR Business Partners and Advisors


See also:

  • Adoption Leave and Surrogacy Policy
  • Annual leave policy
  • Career Break Policy
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Maternity Leave and Fertility Treatment Policy
  • Shared Parental Leave Policy
  • Special Leave Policy