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Members of NHS Boards, Clinical Commissioning Group governing bodies and NHS Managers are expected to meet core standards of conduct. The following documents have been developed to guide managers in the work they do and the decisions and choices they have to make and to reassure the public that these important decisions are being made against a background of professional standards and accountability.

The standards for members of NHS boards and Clinical Commissioning Group governing bodies in England can be found here

The Code of Conduct of NHS Managers can be found here

Health and safety policies and procedures 

Health and safety policy

Human resources (HR) and recruitment policies 

Acceptable standards of behaviour at work policy

Alcohol, drugs and substance misuse policy

Annual and special leave policy

Code of conduct

Conflicts of Interest and Business Conduct Policy

Disciplinary policy and procedure

Education training and development policy

Employment break policy

Email policy

Equal opportunities and diversity employment policy

Expenses policy

Flexible working policy

Gifts and hospitality policy

Grievance policy

Long service award policy

Managing concerns with performance policy

Managing sickness absence policy

Maternity, adoption and parental leave policy

Organisational change policy

Pay progression policy

Protection of pay and conditions of service policy

Recruitment and selection policy

Relocation and removal expenses policy

Retirement policy

Secondment policy

Study leave policy

Trade union recognition and facilities and time off for trade union reps

Whistleblowing and raising concerns policy

Working time regulations policy

Freedom to Speak Up Guardian

The Freedom to Speak Up Guardian acts as an independent and impartial source of advice to staff at any stage of raising a concern, with access to anyone in the organisation or if necessary, outside the organisation. The CCG has appointed the following Freedom to Speak Up Guardians:

Equality and Diversity Policy and Equality Scheme

Our equality and diversity policy can be found here.

Information about our equality scheme can be found here

Information governance policies 

Data protection, records management and Caldicott Guardian

The Caldicott Guardian for our organisation is Michelle Turner, director of quality. The Caldicott Guardian zcts as the 'conscience' of an organisation and is primarily concerned with the protection of patient and service user information by actively supporting and enabling information sharing where it is appropriate i.e. ensuring it is shared only with those who have a justified need for it; and only shared through appropriately safeguarded routes.

Patient policies 

Other policies

Standing financial procedures and instructions

Information about standing financial procedures and instructions can be found in our procurement policy.

Standing orders

Information about the general financial duties of our CCG, including standing orders can be found in our constitution.

Complaints and other customer service policies and procedures

If you would like to provide feedback on our publication scheme - good or bad - please send them to eMBED.FOI@nhs.net or the Freedom of Information Lead, eMBED Health Consortium, Scorex House, 1, Bolton Road, Bradford BD1 4AS.

For general feedback, please use our feedback form on the contact us page.

Further information on the complaints procedure can be found on our patient support line page

Estate management

Our CCG does not own or manage estates.

Charging regimes and policies

Fees for Freedom of Information disbursements, please see our making a Freedom of Information request pages.

Environmental management

We are currently working on our environmental policy, it will be posted here when ready for publication.