Policies and protocols (controlled documents)

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Advanced Directives Download [PDF, 240 KB] Advanced Directives - Standards Download [PDF, 169 KB] After Hours Contact for Senior Managers Download [PDF, 119 KB] Alerts Download [PDF, 167 KB] Alerts - ED Management Plans Download [PDF, 271 KB] Alerts - Medical (Allergic Responses / Adverse Reactions and High Risk Issues) Download [PDF, 243 KB] Alerts - Social Download [PDF, 240 KB] Alerts - Standards Download [PDF, 257 KB] Antibiotics and Antimicrobials - General Surgery - Recommendations for Pre-operative Antibiotic Prophylaxis Download [PDF, 224 KB] Antibiotics and Antimicrobials - Orthopaedic Surgery - Recommendations for Pre-operative Antibiotic Prophylaxis Download [PDF, 204 KB] Antibiotics and Antimicrobials - Surgical Specialties - Recommendations for Pre-operative Antibiotic Prophylaxis Download [PDF, 239 KB] Antibiotics and Antimicrobials - The Antimicrobial Formulary Download [PDF, 141 KB] Antibiotics and Antimicrobials - Use of Download [PDF, 173 KB] Auditing Download [PDF, 160 KB] Auditing Standards Download [PDF, 293 KB]

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Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Download [PDF, 164 KB] Blood or Body Fluid Exposure - Standards Download [PDF, 655 KB] Body Parts and Tissues Download [PDF, 165 KB] Body Parts and Tissues - Standards to be Met Download [PDF, 441 KB] Building Construction - Planning, Infection Control, Consultation & Approval Download [PDF, 173 KB] Building Construction / Renovation / Maintenance - Infection Control Requirements - Standards Download [PDF, 169 KB] Building Construction, Renovation, Maintenance - Infection Control Requirements Download [PDF, 181 KB]

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Download [PDF, 166 KB] Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - Decision Making Process Download [PDF, 418 KB] Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) / Allow Natural Death (AND) - Guidelines for discussing authorisation with patients and key persons Download [PDF, 172 KB] Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - Life Support Training Download [PDF, 196 KB] Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - Maintenance of Emergency Resuscitation Equipment Download [PDF, 180 KB] Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - Standards Download [PDF, 377 KB] Care Delivery - Inter-Department/Ward Communication Standards Download [PDF, 357 KB] Care Delivery - Maintenance of Nursing / Midwifery Care Standards Download [PDF, 124 KB] Care Delivery - Nursing and Midwifery Download [PDF, 180 KB] Care Delivery - Nursing and Midwifery Assessment Standards Download [PDF, 185 KB] Care Delivery - Nursing and Midwifery Plan of Care Download [PDF, 187 KB] Care Delivery - Nursing and Midwifery Shift Handover Download [PDF, 180 KB] Care Delivery - Observing Patients Download [PDF, 205 KB] Care Delivery - Patient Call System - Principles and Standards Download [PDF, 189 KB] Care Delivery - Physiological Observation Standards for Inpatients Download [PDF, 617 KB] Care Delivery - Team Nursing Guidelines Download [PDF, 209 KB] Care of the Acute Patient Transferred from the Private Sector Download [PDF, 117 KB] Care of the Acute Patient Transferred from the Private Sector - Standards Download [PDF, 119 KB] Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) - Intervention Standards Download [PDF, 870 KB] Child Protection Alerts Download [PDF, 128 KB] Child Protection Alerts - Standards Download [PDF, 681 KB] Clean Walls in Public Areas Download [PDF, 60 KB] Clean Walls in Public Areas - Standards Download [PDF, 59 KB] Clinical Communication Download [PDF, 164 KB] Clinical Communication - Standards Download [PDF, 164 KB] Clinical Ethics Download [PDF, 116 KB] Clinical Ethics - Standards Download [PDF, 135 KB] Community Pharmacy Contracting Policy Download [PDF, 174 KB] Consumer and Whanau Feedback and Complaints Management Download [PDF, 146 KB] Consumer and Whanau Feedback and Complaints Management Process Download [PDF, 321 KB] Contracting Download [PDF, 119 KB] Contracting - Contract Standards Download [PDF, 130 KB] Controlled Documents (Policies, Protocols, Medication Standing Orders and associated forms) Development and Review Download [PDF, 118 KB] Controlled Documents (policies, protocols, medication standing orders and associated forms) Development and Review Standards Download [PDF, 130 KB] Controlled Documents (policies, protocols, medication standing orders and associated forms) Development Standards Download [PDF, 128 KB] Controlled Documents (policies, protocols, medication standing orders and associated forms) Review Standards Download [PDF, 127 KB] Cultural Safety - Maori Download [PDF, 125 KB] Cultural Safety - Maori - Linen Usage Download [PDF, 174 KB] Cultural Safety - Maori - Standards Download [PDF, 181 KB]

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Death of a Patient Download [PDF, 121 KB] Death of a Patient - Blessings Download [PDF, 174 KB] Death of a Patient - Care Following Death Download [PDF, 212 KB] Death of a Patient - Perinatal Paediatric Non-Coronial Post Mortem Transfer to Auckland Download [PDF, 157 KB] Death of a Patient - Standards Download [PDF, 187 KB] Delegations Download [PDF, 110 KB] Digital Communication Download [PDF, 107 KB] Digital Communication - Cloud Services Download [PDF, 129 KB] Digital Communication - Email Usage Download [PDF, 140 KB] Digital Communication - Internet Usage Download [PDF, 137 KB] Digital Communication - Sensitive Data Download [PDF, 137 KB] Digital Communication - Social Media Download [PDF, 127 KB] Discharge - Issuing Medical Electrical Equipment to Medically Dependent Electricity Consumers Download [PDF, 141 KB] Discharge - Needing Short Term Services (STS) Procedures Download [PDF, 188 KB] Discharge Planning - ED Electronic Acute Event Summaries Download [PDF, 181 KB] Discharge Planning - Inpatient Download [PDF, 238 KB] Discharge Planning - Inpatient - Complex and Long Stay Patient Management Download [PDF, 704 KB] Discharge Planning - Inpatient Standards Download [PDF, 371 KB] Discharge Planning - Self Discharge Download [PDF, 249 KB]

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Elder Abuse Intervention Identification and Intervention Mental Health and Addiction Services Download [PDF, 166 KB] Electrical Equipment and Appliances - Test and Tag Download [PDF, 117 KB] Electrical Equipment and Appliances - Testing and Safety Download [PDF, 107 KB] Electronic Recording of Communications Download [PDF, 57 KB] Emergency Management Download [PDF, 70 KB] Emergency Management Procedures Download [PDF, 304 KB] Environmental Management Download [PDF, 132 KB] Environmental Management - Standards Download [PDF, 151 KB] Expense Claims - Board / Committee Members Download [PDF, 133 KB] Expense Claims - Employees Download [PDF, 103 KB] Expense Claims - Reimbursement of Expenses as a Direct Result of DHB Business Download [PDF, 104 KB]

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Facilities Naming Download [PDF, 44 KB] Falls - Risk Reduction and Management of Inpatient Falls Download [PDF, 142 KB] Falls - Risk Reduction and Management of Inpatient Falls - Standards Download [PDF, 235 KB] Family Violence Intervention - Identification and Intervention Download [PDF, 234 KB] Fire - Actual and Trial Evacuations Download [PDF, 180 KB] Fire - Hand Operated Fire Fighting Equipment Download [PDF, 179 KB] Fire - Warden Register and Training Download [PDF, 216 KB] Fire Safety Download [PDF, 109 KB] Fire Safety - Standards Download [PDF, 108 KB] Fraud Download [PDF, 65 KB] Fraud Control Reporting and Investigation (Internal and External) Download [PDF, 200 KB]

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Gifts and Sponsorship - Standards Download [PDF, 123 KB] Gifts, Sponsorship and Koha Download [PDF, 118 KB]

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Hazard and Risk Management Download [PDF, 111 KB] Hazard and Risk Management - Standards Download [PDF, 271 KB] Hazard Management - Home Visit Standards Download [PDF, 156 KB] Hazardous Substances - Cytotoxic Medications - Transport and Disposal Download [PDF, 214 KB] Hazardous Substances Management Download [PDF, 127 KB] Hazardous Substances Management - Standards Download [PDF, 193 KB] Health and Safety Download [PDF, 113 KB] Health and Safety - Corporate Contractor Management Download [PDF, 233 KB] Health and Safety - Induction, Orientation, Training & Supervision for Employees Download [PDF, 184 KB] Health and Safety - Injury Management, Accident Claims, Return to Work and Complaint & Review Process Download [PDF, 209 KB] Health and Safety - Management of Volunteers & Visitors Download [PDF, 106 KB] Health and Safety Management Systems - Planning, Review & Evaluation = Effectiveness Download [PDF, 284 KB] Health and Safety Management Systems - Roles and Responsibilities Download [PDF, 141 KB] Health Information Privacy Download [PDF, 117 KB] Health Information Privacy - Standards Download [PDF, 146 KB] Health Record - Access to Personal Health Information from a Health Record Download [PDF, 270 KB] Health Record - Content and Structure Download [PDF, 251 KB] Health Record - Email and Text Messaging Communication Standards Download [PDF, 117 KB] Health Record - Inpatient Care Pathways Download [PDF, 251 KB] Health Record - Retention and Destruction of Inactive Health Information Download [PDF, 169 KB] Health Record - Standards Download [PDF, 261 KB] Health Record - Transportation by BOPDHB Staff Download [PDF, 245 KB] Health Records Management Download [PDF, 162 KB] Helipads Management Download [PDF, 124 KB]

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Impairment - Drugs and Alcohol Misuse in the Workplace Download [PDF, 142 KB] Impairment - Identification and Management of Impaired Employee Download [PDF, 135 KB] Impairment - Management of Impaired Employee Download [PDF, 176 KB] Impairment - Possible Causes Of Download [PDF, 132 KB] Impairment - Standards and Principles Download [PDF, 131 KB] Incident Management Download [PDF, 136 KB] Incident Management - Employee & Contractor Incident Management Processes Download [PDF, 240 KB] Incident Management - Process Download [PDF, 157 KB] Infection Control Management Download [PDF, 137 KB] Infection Control Management - Surveillance Programme Download [PDF, 168 KB] Informed Consent Download [PDF, 141 KB] Informed Consent - Children Download [PDF, 176 KB] Informed Consent - Diminished Capacity and Competence to Consent Download [PDF, 213 KB] Informed Consent - Nurse Facilitation of Process Download [PDF, 153 KB] Informed Consent - Standards Download [PDF, 192 KB] Intellectual Property Download [PDF, 107 KB] Intellectual Property - Standards Download [PDF, 121 KB] Interest - Conflict of Interest Download [PDF, 159 KB] Interest - Conflict of Interest Standards Download [PDF, 358 KB] Interest Register - Maintenance Of Download [PDF, 258 KB] Interpreter Services Download [PDF, 119 KB] Interpreters - Using an Interpreter Download [PDF, 271 KB] Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) - Intervention Standards Download [PDF, 1 MB]

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Koha - Standards Download [PDF, 137 KB]

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Latex Safety Management for Patients and Employees Download [PDF, 119 KB] Latex Safety Management Standards Download [PDF, 145 KB]

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Media Download [PDF, 118 KB] Media Communication Download [PDF, 153 KB] Media Contact Process Download [PDF, 119 KB] Medical Gas Pipeline Systems Download [PDF, 121 KB] Medical Gas Pipeline Systems - Outlet Control Procedures Download [PDF, 200 KB] Medical Gas Pipeline Systems - Testing Procedure Download [PDF, 136 KB] Medical Responsibility for Patient Care Download [PDF, 119 KB] Medical Responsibility for Patient Care - Admission, Handover of Responsibility & Patient Care Management Download [PDF, 200 KB] Medical Responsibility for Patient Care - Delegated Responsibility of RMO's : When to Call the Consultant On-Call Download [PDF, 113 KB] Medical Responsibility for Patient Care - Electronic Result Acknowledgement - Consultant Responsibilities and Delegation to RMOs Download [PDF, 189 KB] Medical Responsibility for Patient Care - Standards for Completion of Clinic Letters / Other Correspondence Download [PDF, 61 KB] Medical Responsibility for Patient-Care Communication of Investigation Results to General Practice (GP) Download [PDF, 222 KB] Medication Standing Orders Download [PDF, 133 KB] Medications, IV Fluids & Standing Orders Download [PDF, 129 KB] Mobile Devices & Radio Telephones - ICOM Portable Radio Use - Standards Download [PDF, 196 KB] Mobile Devices & Radio Telephones - Use in Clinical Areas - Standards Download [PDF, 126 KB] Mobile Devices and Radio Telephones - Use in Clinical Areas Download [PDF, 115 KB] Moving and Handling Download [PDF, 127 KB] Moving and Handling - Standards Download [PDF, 427 KB] Moving and Handling Strategy Download [PDF, 208 KB]

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National Travel Assistance - Working Manual Download [PDF, 514 KB] New Clinical Interventions Download [PDF, 125 KB] New Clinical Interventions - Standards Download [PDF, 233 KB] Non-New Zealand Residents - Charging For Services Delivered By BOPDHB Download [PDF, 221 KB] Non-New Zealand Residents - Charging Standards Download [PDF, 235 KB] Non-New Zealand Residents - ED to Discharge / Inpatient Charging Process Download [PDF, 225 KB] Non-New Zealand Residents - Outpatients, Elective and Maternity Waitlist Charging Process Download [PDF, 222 KB] Non-New Zealand Residents - Roles and Responsibilities Download [PDF, 245 KB] Notifiable Diseases Download [PDF, 120 KB]

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Occupational Immunity and Screening Against Specified Transmissible Diseases Download [PDF, 64 KB] Occupational Immunity and Screening Against Specified Transmissible Diseases - Standards Download [PDF, 3 MB] Office Environments Download [PDF, 116 KB] Office Environments - Standards Download [PDF, 120 KB] Official Information Act (OIA) Requests - Charging for Download [PDF, 125 KB] Older Person - Violence, Abuse, Neglect Standards (Interim) Download [PDF, 148 KB]

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Parking Download [PDF, 118 KB] Parking - Standards Download [PDF, 190 KB] Partner Abuse, Family Violence - Routine Screening of Women and Main Caregiver Download [PDF, 273 KB] Patient Client Personal Property Download [PDF, 118 KB] Patient Client Personal Property - Standards Download [PDF, 192 KB] Patient Flow - Planned Admissions Download [PDF, 105 KB] Patient Flow - Transit Lounge - Tauranga Download [PDF, 193 KB] Patient Flow - Variance Response Management - Medical Day Stay Unit Opening Overnight – Tauranga Download [PDF, 173 KB] Patient Flow - Variance Response Management - Patients in Swing Beds Download [PDF, 134 KB] Patient Flow and Bed Utilisation Download [PDF, 58 KB] Patient Identification Download [PDF, 120 KB] Patient Identification - Standards Download [PDF, 222 KB] Patient Transfer - Aged Residential Care (ARC) Facilities - Yellow Envelope Download [PDF, 205 KB] Patient Transfer - Air Transfer Standards (To / From) Download [PDF, 386 KB] Patient Transfer - Helipads Management Standards - Tauranga Hospital Download [PDF, 260 KB] Patient Transfer - Inter Hospital Transfer Standards Download [PDF, 252 KB] Patient Transfer - Internal Hospital (Inter-Departmental) Transfer Standards Download [PDF, 224 KB] Patient Transfer - International Repatriation / Transfer Standards Download [PDF, 256 KB] Patient Transfer - Road Transfer Standards (To / From Another Hospital) Download [PDF, 267 KB] Patient Transfer - To Waikato Cardiac Care Download [PDF, 276 KB] Patient Transfer - Travel Support for Pre and Post Kidney Transplant Patients and Their Support Person Download [PDF, 130 KB] Patient Transfers Download [PDF, 167 KB] Patient Transport and Accommodation Assistance Download [PDF, 126 KB] Payment for Participation of Non-Employees on DHB Committees / Working Groups Download [PDF, 60 KB] Private Patients in DHB Facilities Download [PDF, 101 KB] Private Patients in DHB Facilities - Management and Administration Standards Download [PDF, 172 KB] Private Patients in DHB Facilities - Payment Procedures Download [PDF, 152 KB] Private Patients in DHB Facilities - Principles and Standards Download [PDF, 173 KB]

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Records Management Download [PDF, 119 KB] Records Management - Standards Download [PDF, 70 KB] Refusal of Blood Products - Medical Directive Download [PDF, 251 KB] Refusal Of Blood Products126 Download [PDF, 161 KB] Reimbursement of Reasonable Expenses - DHB Committees / Working Groups Download [PDF, 108 KB] Research Download [PDF, 144 KB] Research - Approvals Process Download [PDF, 352 KB] Research - Standards and Responsibilities Download [PDF, 238 KB] Research Approval Application Download [DOTX, 83 KB] Restraint Minimisation & Safe Practice Download [PDF, 127 KB] Restraint Minimisation & Safe Practice - Approval of Practices Download [PDF, 192 KB] Restraint Minimisation & Safe Practice - Reporting Download [PDF, 171 KB] Restraint Minimisation & Safe Practice - Standards Download [PDF, 216 KB] Restraint Minimisation & Safe Practice - Training Download [PDF, 124 KB] Re-use of Single Use Medical Devices Download [PDF, 117 KB] Risk Management Download [PDF, 143 KB] Risk Management - Framework Download [PDF, 125 KB] Risk Management - Standards Download [PDF, 189 KB]

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Safe Infant (Birth to 1 Year) Sleeping Download [PDF, 196 KB] Safe use of Medical Equipment / Devices Download [PDF, 117 KB] Safe use of Medical Equipment / Devices - Standards Download [PDF, 206 KB] Safety of Children Download [PDF, 128 KB] Safety of Children - Boarder Babies Download [PDF, 221 KB] Security Download [PDF, 119 KB] Security - Covert Surveillance Download [PDF, 136 KB] Security - Standards Download [PDF, 139 KB] Smokefree - Employee and Contractor Standards Download [PDF, 127 KB] Smokefree - Facilities Standards Download [PDF, 131 KB] Smokefree - Inpatient Standards Download [PDF, 133 KB] Smokefree - Management of Nicotine Dependence Download [PDF, 363 KB] Smokefree - Mental Health & Addiction Services (MH&AS) Inpatient Units Standards Download [PDF, 270 KB] Smokefree - Smoking Cessation ABCs Download [PDF, 226 KB] Smokefree (Auahi Kore) Download [PDF, 130 KB] Staff Accommodation - DHB Owned Properties Download [PDF, 207 KB] Staff Travel and Accommodation Download [PDF, 117 KB] Staff Travel and Accommodation - Standards Download [PDF, 133 KB] Stress & Fatigue - Creating & Maintaining a Healthy Workplace Download [PDF, 159 KB] Stress & Fatigue - Investigating Reports Download [PDF, 229 KB] Stress & Fatigue - Management in the Workplace Download [PDF, 176 KB]

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Taxi Vouchers Download [PDF, 117 KB] Threatening Behaviour, Bullying, Harassment & Violence in the Workplace - Standards Download [PDF, 150 KB] Threatening Behaviour, Bullying, Harassment and Violence in the Workplace - Management Download [PDF, 184 KB] Transport - Booking a Fleet Vehicle Download [PDF, 172 KB] Transport - BOPDHB Vehicle Fleet Download [PDF, 110 KB] Transport - Use of a BOPDHB Fleet Vehicle Download [PDF, 214 KB] Transport - Vehicle Failure, Accident Download [PDF, 173 KB] Trespass Download [PDF, 122 KB] Trespass - Issuing a Notice Download [PDF, 413 KB] Tuberculosis (TB) Surveillance - Staff/Students Download [PDF, 118 KB] Tuberculosis (TB) Surveillance - Staff/Students - Standards Download [PDF, 135 KB]

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Use of Unapproved Medicines or Medicines for Unapproved Indication (Off-label Use) Download [PDF, 399 KB]

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Visitors and Nominated Support Persons Download [PDF, 113 KB] Visitors and Nominated Support Persons - Standards Download [PDF, 165 KB] Vulnerable Persons Download [PDF, 168 KB] Vulnerable Persons Standards164 P1 Download [PDF, 139 KB]

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Work Safety Systems Download [PDF, 138 KB] Work Safety Systems - Permit to Work Download [PDF, 354 KB] Work Safety Systems - Work Approval Download [PDF, 403 KB] Workplace Food and Nutrition Download [PDF, 116 KB] Workplace Food and Nutrition Standards Download [PDF, 118 KB]