Policies

Our Policy Library contains NSW Health Pathology policies, procedures, guidelines and supporting documents.

You can also access NSW Health Policy Directives, Policy and Procedure Manuals, Information Bulletins and Public Service Commission policy documents.

If you cannot find what you are looking for or if you find a broken link, email NSWPATH-Policy@health.nsw.gov.au

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Type Name Number Type Policy Sponsor Subject
Document: COVID-19 Vaccine Administration by Authorised Registered Nurse and Midwife Immunisers IB2021_007 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Clinical Operations Clinical/Patient Services
Document: Credentialing & Delineating Clinical Privileges for Senior Medical Practitioners & Senior Dentists PD2019_011 Ministry Policy Executive Director Medical Services Workforce - Workplace Management - Workforce Planning
Document: Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease Related Information Sharing PD2014_041 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Services Communicable and Infectious Diseases and Control
Document: Critical Alert List - Chemical Pathology NSWHP_SD_037 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Chemical Pathology
Document: Critical Alert List - Haematology NSWHP_SD_038 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Haematology
Document: Critical Incident (Clinical and Corporate) Checklist NSWHP_F_027 Form Director, Corporate Governance Incident Management
Document: Critical Incident (Clinical and Corporate) Checklist NSWHP_F_027 Form Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Incident Management
Document: Critical Incident Huddle Flowchart NSWHP_F_028 Form Director, Corporate Governance Incident Management
Document: Critical Incident Procedure NSWHP_PR_021 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Director, Corporate Governance Incident Management
Document: Crown Development Provisions changed under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act IB2009_045 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Facilities Management
Document: CSR Delivery Dispatch Advice Form NSWHP_F_014 Form Executive Director, Clinical Services Pre and Post Analytical
Document: Data Collections - Disclosure of Unit Record Data for Research or Management of Health Services PD2015_037 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Information and Data
Document: Data Dictionary & Collection Requirements for the NSW MDS for Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services PD2015_014 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Information and Data
Document: Death - Verification of Death and Medical Certificate of Cause of Death PD2020_011 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Operations Clinical Governance
Document: Deaths - Reporting of Maternal Deaths to the NSW Department of Health PD2005_219 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Information and Data
Document: Deceased Organ and Tissue Donation - Consent and Other Procedural Requirements PD2020_012 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Operations Anatomical Pathology
Document: Delayed, Misplaced and Lost Specimens Management Policy NSWHP_PD_027 NSW Health Pathology Policy Executive Director, Clinical Services Pre and Post Analytical
Document: Delegations of Authority - Local Health Districts and Specialty Health Networks PD2012_059 Ministry Policy Director, Corporate Governance Delegations
Document: Design Requirements for Anatomical Pathology Departments NSWHP_PG_019 NSW Health Pathology Guideline Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Planning
Document: Designated Officer Policy and Procedures PD2013_002 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Forensic and Analytical Science Service Pathology
Document: Destitute Persons - Cremation or Burial PD2008_012 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Forensic and Analytical Science Service Finance
Document: Developing and Managing Proposals Procedure NSWHP_PR_038 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Director, Corporate Governance Corporate Governance
Document: Disability Access - Guidelines on the Implementation of Premises Standards IB2011_019 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Clinical Operations Facilities Management
Document: Disability Access Guidelines - Exemption Regarding Compliance with Premises Standards IB2011_039 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Clinical Operations Facilities Management
Document: Disclosure of Contract Information PD2011_011 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Procurement
Document: Doctors on Short Term Assignment from New Zealand to Australia - Tax Arrangements IB2007_060 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Finance
Document: Domestic and Family Violence Leave IB2019_003 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Leave
Document: Domestic Violence - Identifying and Responding PD2006_084 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Operations Incident Management
Document: Donath-Landsteiner Antibody Test Procedure NSWHP_PR_019 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Transfusion
Document: Donath-Landsteiner Antibody Test Procedure NSWHP_PR_019 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Transfusion
Document: Donation, Use and Retention of Tissue from Living Persons PD2016_001 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Anatomical Pathology
Document: Ebola Virus Disease - Leave Arrangements IB2014_074 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Leave
Document: ED Mode of Separation Code Set Update 2017/18 IB2017_028 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Information and Data
Document: Elections: Contesting Elections C2013-04 Public Service Commission Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Conduct
Document: Electronic Information Security Policy PD2020_046 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Information and Data
Document: Emergency Management Arrangements for NSW Health PD2012_067 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
Document: Emergency Management Education Framework IB2018_031 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
Document: Emergency Procedures Flipchart Chatswood NSWHP_SD_002 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
Document: Emergency Procedures Flipchart Chatswood NSWHP_SD_003 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
Document: Emergency Procedures Flipchart Newcastle NSWHP_SD_001 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
Document: Emergency Procedures Flipchart Newcastle NSWHP_SD_001 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
Document: Employee Assistance Programs PD2016_045 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Employees Conducting Financial Transactions and/or Dealing with Money-Property for Patients/Clients PD2005_167 Ministry Policy Director, Revenue and Process Improvement Workforce - Workplace Conduct
Document: Employment and Management of Locum Medical Officers by NSW Public Health Organisations PD2019_006 Ministry Policy Executive Director Medical Services Workforce - Recruitment and Selection
Document: Employment Arrangements for Medical Officers in the NSW Public Health Service PD2019_027 Ministry Policy Executive Director Medical Services Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Employment Health Assessment D2001_001 NSW Government Policy Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Employment of Assistants in Nursing (AIN) in NSW Health Acute Care PD2010_059 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Engaging Contingent Workers Checklist NSWHP-F-018 Form Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Recruitment and Selection
Document: Engineering Services Guidelines GL2016_020 Ministry Guideline Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Asset Management
Document: Enrolled Nurse - Special Grade PD2014_037 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Enterprise Risk Management Framework NSWHP_CG_002 NSW Health Pathology Corporate Governance Document Director, Corporate Governance Audit and Risk Management
Document: Enterprise Risk Management Procedure NSWHP_PR_026 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Director, Corporate Governance Audit and Risk Management
Document: Entities - Authorisation of Control Fundraising and Accounting PD2005_084 Ministry Policy Director, Corporate Governance Finance
Document: Environmental Planning & Assessment Amendment (Building Code of Australia) Regulation 2009 IB2009_038 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Facilities Management
Document: Environmental Planning and Assessment Act - Part 3A - What It Means for NSW Health PD2006_018 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Facilities Management
Document: Equipment Removal from Ministry of Health Premises PD2015_046 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Asset Management
Document: Equipment Traceability Policy NSWHP_PD_017 NSW Health Pathology Policy Executive Director Scientific and Technical Strategy Pathology
Document: Examination of Potential Donor Organs in the Marginal Donor NSWHP_PD_008 NSW Health Pathology Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Anatomical Pathology
Document: Examination of Potential Donor Organs in the Marginal Donor NSWHP_PD_008 NSW Health Pathology Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Anatomical Pathology
Document: Executive Performance Management PD2016_019 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Conditions of Employment
Document: Expressions of Interest (EOIs) Procedure NSWHP_PR_034 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Recruitment and Selection
Document: Expressions of Interest Template NSWHP_F_029 Form Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Recruitment and Selection
Document: Extension of Temporary Contracts - COVID-19 NSWHP_PR_042 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Recruitment and Selection
Document: Fatigue - Preventing & Managing Work Related Fatigue: Guidelines for the NSW Public Health System GL2007_023 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Fatigue Checklist NSWHP_F_036 Form Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Fatigue Checklist NSWHP_F_035 Form Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Fee for Cremation Certificates issued by Salaried Medical Practitioners of Public Hospitals IB2019_011 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Accounting
Document: Feeding Difficulties in Children - A Guide for Allied Health Professionals GL2016_007 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Pathology
Document: Fees Payable to Lecturers in Respect of In-Service Courses IB2019_016 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Fees Procedure Manual for Public Health Organisations Ministry Policy and Procedure Manual Executive Director, People and Culture Accounting
Document: Fees Procedures Manual Ministry Policy and Procedure Manual Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Accounting
Document: Fire Safety in Health Care Facilities PD2010_024 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Flexible Working Arrangement Proposal NSWHP_F_045 Form Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Conditions of Employment
Document: Flexible Working Procedure NSWHP_PR_040 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Conditions of Employment
Document: Forensic Drug and Alcohol Sampling in Emergency Departments PD2021_005 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Forensic and Analytical Science Service Forensic and Analytical Science Services
Document: Forensic Pathology Code of Practice and Performance Standards in NSW PD2012_049 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Forensic and Analytical Science Service Pathology
Document: Fraud and Corruption Policy NSWHP_PD_024 NSW Health Pathology Policy Director, Corporate Governance Workforce - Workplace Conduct
Document: Fraud Control Strategy - Department of Health, NSW PD2007_070 Ministry Policy Director, Corporate Governance Workforce - Workplace Conduct
Document: Fundraising Policy PD2009_067 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Finance
Document: Gateway Project Risk Assessment Tool IB2009_048 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Procurement
Document: General Retention and Disposal Authority - Original or source records that have been copied (GA45) IB2015_052 Ministry Information Bulletin Director, Corporate Governance Records Management
Document: General Retention and Disposal Authority: Patient Records (GDA17) and Administrative Records (GDA21) IB2019_015 Ministry Information Bulletin Director, Corporate Governance Records Management
Document: Genetic Testing PD2007_066 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Services Pathology
Document: Genetic Testing - Guidelines for prioritising genetic tests GL2007_013 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Services Pathology
Document: Genetics Tests - Charging Policy Clinically Required Specialised-Non-Medicare Benefits Schedule Item PD2005_335 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Services Accounting
Document: Gifts and Benefits Form NSWHP_F_043 Form Director, Corporate Governance Workforce - Workplace Conduct
Document: Good Health - Great Jobs Aboriginal Workforce composition: Minimum targets for 2020-2021 IB2020_029 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Cultural Diversity
Document: Goods and Services Procurement PD2018_030 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Procurement
Document: Goods and Services Procurement Policy Manual Ministry Policy and Procedure Manual Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Procurement
Document: Grading and regrading of positions NSWHP_PCP_008 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Conditions of Employment
Document: Group Services Commercialisation Policy - Revenue Policy, Revenue Standard PD2005_522 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Finance
Document: Guide to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Health Capital Projects GL2018_021 Ministry Guideline Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Finance
Document: Guidelines for Clinical Placements in NSW Health GL2018_009 Ministry Guideline Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Workforce Planning
Document: Guidelines for Clinical Placements in NSW Health GL2018_009 Ministry Guideline Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Workforce Planning
Document: Guidelines for Hospital Helicopter Landing Sites in NSW GL2020_014 Ministry Guideline Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Facilities Management
Document: Guidelines for Performance Art Programs in NSW Health Services and Facilities GL2017_015 Ministry Guideline Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Asset Management
Document: Guidelines for Visual Art Programs in NSW Health Services Facilities GL2017_016 Ministry Guideline Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Asset Management
Document: Hazardous Manual Task - Risk Identification Checklist NSWHP_F_030 Form Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Hazardous Manual Tasks Procedure NSWHP_PR_037 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Health Care Facility Lockdown – A framework for developing procedures IB2017_047 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Clinical Operations Facilities Management
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