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Policies and Procedures

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Dear Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you provide me with a copy of all Policies and Procedures used by your Trust, as these are not available on your website (in contrast with many Trusts which publish these).

In addition, could you please list which of these relate to the Jessop Wing.

Yours faithfully,

Fred Vellacott

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Fred

 

Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below.  Your request was
received on 12^th September 2019 and we are treating it under Section 1.1
of the Act.

 

Your request reference number is RFI 007636.

 

We have 20 working days to respond to your request from the day after we
received your email into the Trust and we would normally do so by 10^th
October 2019.

 

The Trust has over 2000 policies, procedures, Code of Practices, Code of
Conducts and Guide Lines (clinical and non-clinical) therefore to be able
to respond to your request could we please ask you to be more specific in
your requirements.

 

In seeking this clarification from you I am entitled under the Act to stop
the clock on your request and the target date will therefore be modified 
dependent on the date we receive your response.

 

Thank you for your help in this matter.

 

Kind regards

Joanne

 

Joanne Sturdy

Information Governance Administrator

Department for Information Governance, Caldicott & SIRO Support

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Hallamshire Hospital

2 Claremont Place

Sheffield

S10 2TB

Tel: 0114 226 5151

Fax: 0114 226 5152

email: [1][email address]

This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
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addressed  Any views or opinions expressed are those of the author and do
not represent the views of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust unless otherwise explicitly stated.  The information contained in
this e-mail may be subject to public disclosure under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  Unless the information is legally exempt from
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Dear Joanne,
Thank you for your reply requesting a more specific list of policies.
I am primarily interested in policies and procedures applicable in the Jessop Wing (maternity). In particular I would like

1: policies relating to:

Parents sleeping on wards

General visiting rules

Support for parents of infant patients
Communication with parents on clinical and other issues

Support for breastfeeding/ infant feeding policy

Safeguading policy

Consent policy

Allowing people to leave wards with babies/ restrictions on leaving wards with babies.

Dignity

Formal complaints and appeals

Other feedback and complaints processes (for informal complaints/ feedback)

2: A copy of any equalities/ human rights impact assessments that have been carried out in relation to any of the above procedures

3: Details of any training that staff recieve in these policies

4: Details of internal quality audits in the last five years covering or relating to the Jessop wing

Yours faithfully,

Fred Vellacott

STURDY, Joanne (SHEFFIELD TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Fred

 

Thank you for your email.

 

We have restarted the clock on the request and are now due to respond by
5^th November 2019.

 

If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at
[1][email address]  

 

Kind regards

Joanne

 

Joanne Sturdy

Information Governance Administrator

Department for Information Governance, Caldicott & SIRO Support

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Hallamshire Hospital

2 Claremont Place

Sheffield

S10 2TB

Tel: 0114 226 5151

Fax: 0114 226 5152

email: [2][email address]

This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are
addressed  Any views or opinions expressed are those of the author and do
not represent the views of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust unless otherwise explicitly stated.  The information contained in
this e-mail may be subject to public disclosure under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  Unless the information is legally exempt from
disclosure, the confidentiality of this e-mail and your reply cannot be
guaranteed.  If you have received this message in error, please notify me
and remove it from your system.

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COOPER, Amy (SHEFFIELD TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Fred

 

Please find enclosed herewith our response to your request for
information, made under the Freedom of Information Act.

 

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in sending our response.

 

Kind regards

Amy

 

Amy Cooper

Information Governance Officer 

Department for Information Governance, Caldicott & SIRO Support

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Hallamshire Hospital

2 Claremont Place 

Sheffield

S10 2TB

Tel: 0114 226 5161

email: [1][email address]

 

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"This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are
addressed. Any views or opinions expressed are those of the author and do
not represent the views of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust unless otherwise explicitly stated. The information contained in
this e-mail may be subject to public disclosure under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Unless the information is legally exempt from
disclosure, the confidentiality of this e-mail and your reply cannot be
guaranteed. If you have received this message in error, please notify me
and remove it from your system".

 

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