Key Documents & Policies

General policies and procedures relating to NHS Professionals can be found below.

Here you can find policies and documents launched by NHS Professionals.

Annual reports


Guidelines and Policies

Document Date of last update
Changes to Holiday Pay Revised January 2011
Code of Behaviour for Flexible Workers ​Revised July 2014
Counter Fraud Policy ​Revised 2005
Disability Equality Scheme 2006/2009 ​Revised February 2007
Disability Equality Scheme Action Plan Revised February 2007
Equality & Diversity Guidelines​​ ​​Revised July 2014
Flexible Worker Disciplinary Guidelines ​Revised July 2014
Flexible worker registration document ​Revised April 2013
Flexible worker registration document addendum ​New July 2014
Gender Equality Scheme ​Revised April 2007
Gender Equality Scheme action plan ​Revised April 2007
Infection Control Policy ​Revised March 2013
Information Charter ​Revised April 2013
Information on flexible retirement ​New April 2014
​Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement​ ​New April 2016
Social networking guidelines ​New July 2014
Standard Infection Control Precautions Revised March 2013
Website linking guidance Revised November 2007

Procurement Policy

As a contracting authority NHS Professionals is required to report on invoices paid within 30 days. During 2015/16 we paid our invoices on average in 23 days, based on the calculation used for the NHS Better Payment Practice Code. In 15/16 NHS Professionals paid £385 late payment interest.​ Download the Procurement Policy Note​.