The provision of effective security arrangements at Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) is essential if a safe environment is to be provided for patients, visitors and staff. Premises and Trust equipment need to be safeguarded to ensure they are maintained securely and are fit for use.
The Trust will take all reasonably practicable measures to ensure that premises under its control are secure whilst maintaining security and ease of accessibility for patients, visitors and staff.
Scope of Policy
This policy describes the procedures which should be followed to ensure the physical security of the Trust remains intact for the benefit of patients, visitors and staff.
Aims and Objectives
This document sets out managerial and staff responsibilities for security, together with specific duties assigned to certain officers. It defines the procedures for reporting and investigating security incidents and it should be read in conjunction with other appropriate Trust policies and procedures.
|Compiled by:||Steven Hill, Non Clinical Risk Manager|
|Ratified by:||Health and Safety Committee|
|Date Ratified:||January 2021|
|Date Issued:||January 2021|
|Review Date:||July 2022|
|Target Audience:||All staff|
|Contact name:||Steven Hill, Non Clinical Risk Manager|
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