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The purpose of this policy is to define the clinicaland professional expectations for continencepromotion and care in RCHT.
Valid To: 03/10/2022
Publication Type: Policies
The policy sets out Trust practice and guidance for urinary catheterisation in adults
Valid To: 01/03/2022
Publication Type: Policies
This document sets out the best practice guidance for staff working in the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) in how to support carers.
Valid To: 06/11/2022
Publication Type: Policies
This policy outlines a process for staff who wish to undertake supervision to support their personal and professional development. It identifies a means of recording supervision activity at RCHT
Valid To: 06/09/2021
Publication Type: Policies
The aim of this local procedure is to improve the clinical management of necrotic pressure ulcers, facilitating rapid removal of the necrotic tissue to reduce risk of sepsis.
Valid To: 05/12/2021
Publication Type: Policies
This policy provides staff with the organisation's expectations for the standard of care in delivering enhanced care.
Valid To: 23/08/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Guideline to the screening and treatment of Sepsis in adults who either present themselves at the hospital or become septic while an inpatient. The implementation of the electronic sepsis screen on eObservations and the implementation of the NICE Guidelines (NG51)NICE BUFALO SEPSIS6
Valid To: 30/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This standard operating procedure provides staff guidance to deliver meaningful activities to vulnerable patient groups in hospital.
Valid To: 13/09/2022
Publication Type: Procedures
This document is applicable to all staff regardless of grade or profession working within a clinical setting, who are participating in the care of patients with VAC therapy.
Valid To: 04/05/2023
Publication Type: Procedures
This policy aims to ensure that all patients have optimal nutrition and hydration. It provides guidance on assessing nutritional needs and delivering care in relation to hydration and nutrition requirements
Valid To: 25/08/2019
Publication Type: Policies
This Nutrition strategy has been written in order to define roles, responsibilities and a framework to demonstrate that RCHT inpatients are receiving adequate nutrition.
Valid To: 13/11/2022
Publication Type: Strategies
This policy provides staff with the organisation's expectations for the standard of care in preventing and managing falls in adult patients in hospital
Valid To: 06/02/2022
Publication Type: Policies
This policy sets out the framework to guide evidence based care in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.
Valid To: 31/12/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Provision of Safe Sedation for Adult patients by non- specialist anaesthetists/ other clinicians, outside of the theatre environment at RCHT.
Valid To: 09/12/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Procedure to standardise Safecare meetings to ensure robust planning for safe staffing levels across inpatients areas for the next 24hrs. Safe Staffing, Safe Nursing Staffing, Staffing Levels, Safecare
Valid To: 15/05/2023
Publication Type: Procedures
The purpose of this policy is to ensure the Trust has a standardised approach to the conduct of Safety Huddle across all inpatient clinical areas within the Trust.
Valid To: 12/03/2022
Publication Type: Procedures
Pathway setting out the process of reporting risk or potential service area improvements identified by point-of-care simulation exercises
Valid To: 29/08/2022
Publication Type: Procedures
The purpose of this policy is to ensure the Trust has a standardised approach to use of red socks as part of the falls prevention programme
Valid To: 09/09/2022
Publication Type: Procedures
Guidance on when and how to access support from the tissue viability service
Valid To: 13/08/2022
Publication Type: Policies
This guideline is to support the use of bed and chair sensor alarm mats with adult patients.
Valid To: 13/11/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Wound Assessment.Wound ManagementFormulary guidance
Valid To: 09/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines