Clinical Policies

​​This page contains the Clinical policies and procedures for use by CDHB staff. CDHB policies are controlled documents maintained by authorised CDHB staff only. 

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​Clinical Manual

Policy Name
Cell phones in clinical areasMay12​
​​Child Abuse and Neglect ManagementAug21
Child Protection Alerts Management​Aug21
Clinical Governance Policy​Jun20
Clinical Record Management​Jun15
Clinical Records Retention and Disposal of Clinical Information​Jun15
Clinical research policy​Apr12
Coordinated Care Planning and Clinical Pathways for Patients Consumers​Oct13

Correct patient - correct side - correct site - correct policy


Early Warning Score (EWS)​Feb21
Elder abuse policy​​​May19

Electricity dependency in the home​

Medically Dependent Consumer Status Form

​​Enablers Safe and Appropriate Use incl. Bedrails​Jul20

Enteral Feeding Policy


Food Allergy Management


Health Practitioner Radiology Referral Policy


​Hospital Falls Prevention Procedure​Dec18
Human tissue disposal ​Nov05
Informed Consent​Dec19
Internal referrals for consultation​Jul10

Intimate Partner Violence policy

Acute Post-Strangulation form

Family Violence Assessment Intervention


ISBAR handover​Oct17
Latex Sensitisation And Allergy in Patient Prevention And Management.​Jul10
Malnutrition: Identification and Management Adult and Pediatric​Jul19

Management of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Policy


Patient identification​Apr12
Patient's money and valuables​May13
Patient status communication boards​Jun17
Patients Who Are Prisoners​Oct16
Point of care testing​Aug13
Pressure Injury Prevention​​Oct21
Restraint Minimisation and Safe Practice​​Jun18
Return body tissue parts​Nov16
Single use medical devices reprocessing​Jul09
Shared goals of care and resuscitation decisions policy​Jun21

Smokefree Policy

Stop For Your Op Smokefree

Standing orders​​Dec20
Support care funding

Transfer of Patients between Hospitals

​Treating Adults who Decline Blood Products (including Jehovah's Witnesses) - links to the Red Book
Use Of Mixed Gender Clinical Space For Patient Care​Jun15
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Page last reviewed: 23 May 2022