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The Air Tube Transport System is used to transfer documents, specimens and medicines within the hospital. The item to be transported in the ATTS is placed into plastic carriers called PODS. These PODS are the only container type which can be used in the ATTS.
Valid To: 26/01/2019
Publication Type: Policies
This policy is designed to set out the Trusts arrangements for the management of asbestos containing materials within it's sites.
Valid To: 01/12/2018
Publication Type: Policies
This Policy and Procedure is designed to ensure that the space allocated for meeting and training purposes on RCHT property is utilised effectively and efficiently and all staff are able to identify and book available accommodation easily
Valid To: 01/08/2018
Publication Type: Policies
Arrangements for staff and public car parking on the Royal Cornwall Hospital's sites.
Valid To: 01/10/2018
Publication Type: Policies
Policy & procedures for the management of confined spaces to ensure the safety of persons operating in these environments.
Valid To: 26/01/2019
Publication Type: Policies
Electricity at work is a very significant hazard and risk. In addition to the obvious risks from exposure to electricity, there are also the hazards associated with loss of such a critical utility in a healthcare environment.
Valid To: 01/05/2019
Publication Type: Procedures
The purpose of this policy is to set out the governance reporting structures as required by each of the Health Technical Memorandum and how these have been implemented within the Trust.
Valid To: 01/04/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Requirements for infection control while building, maintaining and refurbishing site
Valid To: 01/02/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Policy procedures and guidance for the management of lift operations and maintenance within Trust activities.
Valid To: 01/04/2019
Publication Type: Policies
The Health and Safety Executive (2004) directs Trusts and directorates responsible for caring for patients and service users who may exhibit self-harm behaviour in reducing possible risks associated with potential ligatures and anchor points.
Valid To: 01/03/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Policy for the management of Trust accommodation and management of space including links to GLN and GS1.
Valid To: 01/03/2021
Publication Type: Policies
To provide buildings and services maintained in a safe, aesthetically pleasing environment that is „fit for purpose? by means of planned and reactive maintenance.
Valid To: 25/11/2019
Publication Type: Policies
Pressure systems are subject to the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000, the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and the Trust's Health and Safety Policy (General) and the policy on Work Equipment and should be read in conjunction with this advice.
Valid To: 01/04/2018
Publication Type: Policies
This policy is to give guidance to ensure the use of safe bathing in the Trust and therefore reducing the risk of injury or harm to patients.
Valid To: 01/04/2020
Publication Type: Policies
This policy provides guidance to Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust in its aims to become a sustainable organisation and compliant with the NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy for England (CRS)
Valid To: 01/11/2018
Publication Type: Business Plans
Requirements for the access and egress to and the safe operation of the access walkways for ventilation maintenance within the Royal Cornwall Hospital
Valid To: 12/11/2018
Publication Type: Policies
Policy for the maintenance, control and assurance of all ventilation plant and equipment within the Trust.
Valid To: 01/03/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to providing a safe, effective, efficient and value for money waste management service, ensuring compliance with all current legislation. The policy covers all waste that is generated or disposed of within the Trust site locations.
Valid To: 19/11/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Setting out a clear framework to protect all patients, staff and visitors by minimising the risks associated with water safety.Identifying the correct practice for water safety and controls for staff to implement based upon nationally accepted guidance.
Valid To: 01/02/2020
Publication Type: Policies