Corporate Policies

  • Business Continuity Plan
    This Business Continuity Plan describes how NHS Shropshire Commissioning Group (CCG) will discharge its functions in the event of a major incident that causes serious interruption of business operations involving one or more sections/service areas. This is a corporate level business continuity plan which would be implemented when any incident cannot be contained and managed within a single section/directorate/service area.

  • Conflicts of Interest (Oct 2017)
    Sets out how the CCG will manage conflicts of interest arising from the operation of the organisation. The policy applies to members of the CCG’s Governing Body (clinical, executive and lay), committee and sub-committee members, localities and their members, and all those involved in commissioning, contracting and procurement processes and decision-making.

  • Declaration of Gifts, Hospitality and Sponsorship – Anti-Bribery Policy and Procedure (Jan 2018)
    This document sets out Shropshire CCG’s policy and procedure for dealing with the requirements of the Bribery Act 2010, regarding the acceptance of gifts, hospitality and corporate sponsorship.

  • Joint working with the pharmaceutical industry (including rebate schemes) and commercial sponsorship of meetings and training events - Policy and Guidance (June 2018)
    This document provides a framework to assist the organisation and NHS staff in determining when commercial sponsorship or a joint agreement is appropriate when working with the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Learning and Development Policy
    The policy aims to ensure that all employees and Governing Body Board members are able to undertake their work competently and effectively in line with the organisational objectives, by defining an equitable and consistent decision making process for accessing personal development and learning opportunities.
  • Policy on the Management of CCG Policies and Documents
    This policy is for all CCG staff and has been developed to provide a clear process for the production of CCG-wide policies, procedures and strategies.
  • Policy and Procedure for the Recording Investigation and Management of Complaints Comments Concerns and Compliments
    Provides all service users with the opportunity to seek advice, raise concerns, make a formal complaint and provide a compliment about any of the services commissioned by the CCG.

  • Raising Concerns at Work (Whistleblowing) Policy
    This policy sets out the process for dealing with Whistleblowing concerns raised. It also contains the procedure to be followed when employees or members of the public wish to raise concerns in relation to Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group or the services it commissions.