Nursing/Midwifery Policies & Procedures

​Refer to Lippincott Procedures (internal intranet link) for procedures in the first instance, or where service direction is unavailable.

Management of Lippincott Procedures Policy  

NameDocumentLast review of document 
Professional Responsibility Direction and Delegation PolicyOct 2013​
Credentialing Policy ​Nov 2018
​​Nursing Preceptorship Policy​Sept 2013
Professional Standards​

Standards for Nursing Practice - NZ Nursing Council

Midwifery Council

Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act

Patients Code of Rights - Health and Disability Commissioner site

Health and Disability Service Standards - MOH


Adult Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy feeding tube management

Inpatient Close Observation Hospital Aide and Security Officer Policy

Shift Coordinator

Guidelines for Shift-by-Shift Staffing


Dress Code

Pre-operative Care policy

Adult Post Operative Care

Adult Tracheostomy Management

Use of Wheat Bags and Hot Water bottles

Aug 2016

Apr 2018


Apr 2021

Nov 2015


Nov 2015

Nov 2015

July 2016

July 2016

May 2016

Professional Development​Development Application Guidelines​Jan 2014
Education Development Policy​Feb 2014
Nursing Entry to Practice Programme (NetP)
Nursing Framework Application for Education and Development.doc
Patient Care Procedures
Refer to Lippincott Procedures if procedure not identified below ​
Management of the Pallative Care patient - refers to the Care of the imminently dying patient​Feb 2013
Wound Drains​Nov 2015
Nausea and Vomiting Treatment​Nov 2015
Graduated Compression Stockings (TEDs)Apr 2019
Catheter Care Guidelines​July 2013


Page last reviewed: 22 July 2021