Patient Care


Title Last Review Next Review
Admissions Policy, Procedure and Guidelines Nov-14 Nov-16
Advance Decisions Policy Mar-14 Nov-16
Anticipatory Prescribing Guidelines Mar-17 Mar-19
Bedrails Policy Apr-16 Nov-17
Bereavement Office Operational Policy Nov-16 Nov-19
Blood Transfusion Policy for Adult Patients Jul-17 Jul-20
Blood Transfusion Policy for Neonatal and Paediatric Patients Jul-17 Jul-20
Cancer Operational and Escalation Policy for Monitoring of Cancer Standards Apr-16 Apr-19
Care of Patients requiring Close Observation Apr-14 Apr-17
Care of the Bereaved Aug 13 Mar 16
Chaperoning Guidelines for Clinical Staff Aug-17 Mar-20
Communicating Significant News Aug-13 Mar-16
Consent Policy Dec-16 Dec-19
Copying patients into clinical letters Feb-14 Feb-17
CT scans out of hours Jan-17 Dec-20
Decisions relating to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Policy Mar-18 Mar-19
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding Policy Feb-14 Feb-17
Discharge Policy for Adults (and Referral Guidelines) Jul-13 Jul-16
Discharge Protocol Nov-13 Jul-16
Early Release of the Deceased Patient out of Normal Working Hours Mar-17 Mar-20
Enteral Feeding Policy for Adults Feb-15 Jan-18
Epidural Analgesia Policy Nov-17 Nov-20
Expected Date of Discharge Sep-13 Sep-16
Guidance for Doctors on Post Mortems Mar-17 Mar-19
Guidelines for Parkinson's Disease Nov-14 Nov-17
Handling Deaths at Ashford Hospital Jul-17 Jul-20
IMCA Service Policy Nov-13 Nov-16
Intermittent Boluses and Continuous Infusions of Local Anaesthetics for Acute Pain Management in Adults Mar-16 Mar-18
Interpreting Service Oct-13 Oct-15
Joint Access Policy May-17 Apr-18
Mental Capacity Policy Nov-13 Nov-16
Missing Patient policy Jun-12 Jun-14
Mittens Policy Mar-17 Mar-20
Mortuary Viewing Jan-14 Jan-17
Moving and Handling Policy Jan-17 Aug-18
Nasal Bridle Policy Nov-16 Nov-18
Organ Donation Policy Oct-16 Oct-19
Oxygen Policy Aug-13 Aug-16
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Policy Mar-17 Mar-19
Patient Flow and Escalation Plan Nov-14 Jul-17
Patient Identification Policy Oct-13 Oct-15
Photographing patients Aug-17 Aug-20
Pressure Ulcer Policy Jul-13 Jul-16
Protected Mealtimes Policy Mar-14 Mar-17
Purchasing Medicines for Safety Policy Nov-14 Mar-16
Recognition of and Response to Acutely Ill Adult Patients in Ward Environments Oct-14 Apr-15
Resuscitation Policy Jul-16 Jul-18
Sampling of an arterial blood gas Jan-14 Jan-17
Supporting people with learning disabilities Oct-13 Oct-16
Tissue Donation Policy Jul-13 Jul-16
Transfer of Adult Patients (excluding Maternity) Dec-14 Nov-17
Transfer of Mental Health Inpatients Jan-14 Jan-17
Trauma Operational Policy Jun-17 Jun-20
Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention Policy Oct-16 Oct-18
Verification of Expected Death by Registered Healthcare Professionals Nov-16 Nov-19
VitalPAC Operational Policy Sep-16 Aug-18
X-Ray Request Policy Jun-17 Jun-20