New and updated policies on East24

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The following policies have been reviewed, updated and are available on the documents library on East24.

Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with the latest versions.

Policy for the development of procedural documents (search and download from document library)
NHS organisations must have in place procedural documents which are clear and comply with relevant legislation and national directives.  This policy details the process for creating, renewing, approving, distributing, implementing and monitoring all EEAST procedural documents.

Confidentiality code of conduct
The purpose of this policy is to assist staff in making what are often difficult decisions on whether a breach of patient confidentiality can be justified in the public interest.

Records management policy and procedures
Records management is the process by which an organisation manages all records received or created, regardless of format, from their creation, all the way through their life-cycle to their eventual disposal.

Records management framework and guidelines
This document sets out a framework for integrating current records management initiatives, as well as recommending new ones. It defines a strategy for improving the quality, availability and effective use of records within the Trust.

Freedom of Information policy (search and download from document library)
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) forms part of the Government’s commitment to greater openness within the public sector.  The purpose of this policy is to provide a framework where EEAST can fairly and consistently manage Freedom of Information requests whilst ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.

Information classification policy
This policy states the rules of conduct for all staff regarding information classification.

Privacy impact assessment procedures (search and download from document library)
The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) developed privacy impact assessments (PIA) to enable organisations to determine where, within their processes, there are risks to information created and maintained within an organisation.  This document is to assist staff undertaking a PIA.

Published 24th January, 2017

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