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Policies and Procedures in Healthcare

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Policies and procedures are the first things an organisation should establish in order to operate effectively.

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Policies are rules, guidelines and principles that communicate an organisation’s culture, values and philosophies. Procedures provide step-by-step instructions for routine tasks.

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Martine Woods
04 Dec 2022
Clear and precise in regard to the meaning of policy and procedure
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Catherine Sinclair
25 Oct 2022
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Valuable and concise information,a good refresher on this important topic.
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Kerensa Manning
22 Nov 2022
Relevant to practice
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Judy Richmond
04 Dec 2022
Registered Nurse
Great article
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Elizabeth
29 Dec 2020
Great prompt to review policies & procedures
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Komalpreet Kaur
08 Dec 2020
Very informative
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Christina Delaney
10 Jan 2023
Very good information and clear.
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Beverley Hewitt
08 Nov 2022
Great resource, well written and informative.
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bernie harbrow
03 Dec 2022
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Straight forward, and to the point.
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