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.

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Type Name Number Type Policy Sponsor Subject
Document: NSW Health Student Placement Agreement (SPA) for Entry into a Health Occupation IB2016_024 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: NSW HIV Strategy 2016-2020 IB2015_062 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Microbiology
Document: NSW Hospital Peer Groups 2016 IB2016_013 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Information and Data
Document: NSW Maternity and Neonatal Service Capability Framework GL2016_018 Ministry Guideline Executive Director, Clinical Operations Clinical Governance
Document: NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association Annual Conference and Professional Day 2016 IB2016_009 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Leave
Document: NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association Annual Conference 2020 IB2020_018 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: NSW Plan for Healthy Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities: 2019-2023 PD2019_018 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Operations Cultural Diversity
Document: NSW Police Force Policies for Officers Injured while on Duty and their Insurers IB2020_026 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Finance
Document: NSW Public Health Services SOP for Hazmat/CBRN Emergencies GL2016_014 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
Document: NSW Public Health Services Standard Operating Procedure for an Explosive Event GL2016_013 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
Document: NSW Register of Congenital Conditions - Reporting Requirements PD2018_006 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Pathology
Document: NSW Standard on Digital Recordkeeping IB2009_027 Ministry Information Bulletin Director, Corporate Governance Records Management
Document: NSW STI Strategy 2016-2020 IB2016_005 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Microbiology
Document: NSW Sub-Acute and Non-Acute Patient (SNAP) Data Collection - Reporting and Submission Requirements PD2018_007 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Information and Data
Document: NSW Youth Health Framework 2017-24 PD2017_019 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation None
Document: Nurse Practitioners in NSW - Guideline for Implementation of Nurse Practitioner Roles - NSW Health GL2012_004 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Nurses and Midwives - Payment of the 'in charge of a ward or unit' Allowance PD2014_038 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Salaries
Document: Nurses and Midwives - Permanent Part-time - Overtime Provisions PD2018_033 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Conditions of Employment
Document: Nurses and Midwives Cashing Out Additional Accrued Annual Leave IB2011_051 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Leave
Document: Nurses and Midwives: Primary functions Codes in StaffLink IB2019_046 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Workforce Planning
Document: Nursing and Midwifery Management of Drug and Alcohol use in the Delivery of Health Care PD2020_032 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Operations Pre and Post Analytical
Document: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases PD2020_017 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Occupational Health & Safety Issues Associated with Management Bariatric (Severely Obese) Patients GL2005_070 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (Workplace Deaths) Act 2005 IB2005_031 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Official Travel PD2016_010 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Conditions of Employment
Document: Old Part-Time Employees IB2017_039 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Open Disclosure Policy PD2014_028 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Operations Clinical Governance
Document: Operations Manual: Human Research Ethics Committee Executive Officers GL2010_014 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Research
Document: Operations Manual: Research Governance Officers GL2010_015 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Research
Document: Order, Selection and Release of Blood Products NSWHP_PD_022 NSW Health Pathology Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Transfusion
Document: Order, Selection and Release of Blood Products NSWHP_PD_022 NSW Health Pathology Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Transfusion
Document: Ordering Reagent Red Cells for Transfusion Testing Procedure NSWHP_PR_024 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Transfusion
Document: Organ Donation & Transplantation-Kidney Transplant Program Hep C Register & Hep C positive donors PD2010_067 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Communicable and Infectious Diseases and Control
Document: Organ Donation After Circulatory Death GL2020_007 Ministry Guideline Executive Director, Clinical Operations Anatomical Pathology
Document: Organ Donation After Circulatory Death: NSW Guidelines GL2014_008 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Anatomical Pathology
Document: Organ Donation and Transplantation - Managing Risks of Transmission of HIV, HCV and HBV PD2013_029 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Communicable and Infectious Diseases and Control
Document: Organ Transplantation From Deceased Donors: Eligibility & Allocation Protocols PD2011_026 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Anatomical Pathology
Document: Orientation and Induction for New Employees Checklist NSWHP_SD_015 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Recruitment and Selection
Document: Orientation and Induction for New Employees Procedure NSWHP_PR_027 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Recruitment and Selection
Document: Out of Pocket Expenses PD2019_015 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Finance
Document: Overseas Visitors - Treatment of in NSW Public Hospitals PD2005_508 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Accounting
Document: Overtime Meal Allowances IB2018_054 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Salaries
Document: Ozone Generators Used for the Purpose of Indoor Air Cleaning PD2005_629 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Packing for Retrieval Transfusion Form NSWHP-F-016 Form Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Transfusion
Document: Paediatric Clinical Guidelines IB2020_041 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, Clinical Operations Clinical/Patient Services
Document: Pathology Imaging Policy NSWHP_PD_013 NSW Health Pathology Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Anatomical Pathology
Document: Pathology Services provided to Private In-patients in Public Hospitals PD2010_048 Ministry Policy Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Pathology
Document: Pathway for Acute Coronary Syndrome Assessment (PACSA) GL2019_014 Ministry Guideline Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Chemical Pathology
Document: Patient Declaration and Consent Form - Release of Non-Sensitive Results NSWHP_F_025 Form Executive Director, Clinical Services Pathology
Document: Patient Matters Manual for Public Health Organisations Ministry Policy and Procedure Manual Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Clinical Governance
Document: Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Program PD2005_608 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Clinical Governance
Document: Payment of Infectious Cleaning Allowance - Health Employees' Conditions of Employment (State) Award IB2018_021 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Payment to Medical Officers Undertaking a Clinical Appraisal Remotely PD2014_002 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Salaries
Document: Pension Based Scale of Fees - Charging Arrangements and Scale of Fees PD2020_009 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Accounting
Document: Performance and Development - Corporate Office NSWHP_PCP_009 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: Performance and Development - Corporate Office Procedure NSWHP_PR_009 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: Performance Development Plan - Administrative Officer Corporate Office Template NSWHP_SD_011 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: Performance Development Plan - Health Manager Corporate Office Template NSWHP_SD_012 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: Performance Development Plan - Strategic Leadership Team Template NSWHP_SD_010 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: Performance Development Plan_Corporate Office Health Manager template NSWHP_SD_012 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: Performance Development Plan_Corporate Office non Health Manager template NSWHP_SD_011 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: Performance Development Plan_Executive members template NSWHP_SD_010 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: Performance Improvement Plan Template NSWHP_SD_018 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Performance: NSW Public Sector Performance Development Framework​ D2013_003 Public Service Commission Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Learning and Development
Document: Personal Protective Equipment Policy NSWHP_PD_015 NSW Health Pathology Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Pesticide Use Notification Plan IB2015_059 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Petty Cash Policy NSWHP_PD_006 NSW Health Pathology Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Finance
Document: Physical Incidents Involving Staff: Data Collection PD2018_004 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Conduct
Document: Piston Pipette - In-House Performance Checks and Calibration Procedure NSWHP_PR_033 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director Scientific and Technical Strategy Pathology
Document: Piston Pipette - In-House Performance Checks Worksheet NSWHP_SD_029 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director Scientific and Technical Strategy Pathology
Document: Piston Pipette - In-House Performance Checks Worksheet Instructions NSWHP_SD_028 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director Scientific and Technical Strategy Pathology
Document: Plaque Protocol 2006 PD2006_021 Ministry Policy Director, Corporate Governance Communications
Document: Policy Document Approval Checklist NSWHP_F_002 Form Director, Corporate Governance Policy
Document: Policy Document Development Flowchart NSWHP_F_005 Form Director, Corporate Governance Policy
Document: Policy Document Implementation Plan NSWHP_F_003 Form Director, Corporate Governance Policy
Document: Policy Document Publication Form NSWHP_F_004 Form Director, Corporate Governance Policy
Document: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis of HIV with Antiretroviral Medications GL2016_011 Ministry Guideline Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Microbiology
Document: Prenatal Testing/Screening for Down Syndrome & Other Chromosomal Abnormalities PD2007_067 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Operations Pathology
Document: Preventing and Managing Violence in the NSW Health Workplace - A Zero Tolerance Approach PD2015_001 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Prevention and Management of Unacceptable Workplace Behaviours in NSW Health - JMO Module PD2020_041 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Conduct
Document: Prevention and Management of Workplace Bullying in NSW Health PD2020_040 Ministry Policy Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Conduct
Document: Principles for Safe Management of Disturbed and /or Aggressive Behaviour and the Use of Restraint PD2015_004 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Operations Incident Management
Document: Principles for the Management of Tuberculosis in New South Wales PD2014_050 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Services Communicable and Infectious Diseases and Control
Document: Privacy Internal Review Guidelines NSW Health GL2006_007 Ministry Policy Director, Corporate Governance Privacy
Document: Privacy Management Plan PD2015_036 Ministry Policy Director, Corporate Governance Privacy
Document: Privacy Manual for Health Information Ministry Policy and Procedure Manual Director, Corporate Governance Privacy
Document: Private Motor Vehicle use on Official Business - Transport Rate IB2009_049 Ministry Information Bulletin Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Private Sector Financing of Government Facilities Barter Transactions PD2005_172 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Facilities Management
Document: Probation Procedure NSWHP_PR_029 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Probation Procedure NSWHP_PR_029 NSW Health Pathology Procedure Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Probation Report - 10 Week Report NSWHP_SD_020 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Probation Report - 8 Week Report NSWHP_SD_019 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Probation Report - 8 Week Report NSWHP_SD_019 NSW Health Pathology Supporting Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Workplace Management - Employee Relations
Document: Procedures for Managing Non-Work Related Injuries or Health Conditions NSW Government Policy Document Executive Director, People and Culture Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Prosecution Policy and Guidelines PD2014_021 Ministry Policy Director, Corporate Governance Legal and Regulatory
Document: Protecting People and Property: NSW Health Policy and Standards for Security Risk Management in NSW Health Agencies Ministry Policy and Procedure Manual Executive Director Strategy and Transformation Workforce - Work Health and Safety and Security
Document: Provision of Public Health Organisation Services to Eligible Veterans 2014/15 - 2020/21 PD2018_039 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Services Accounting
Document: Public Health Delegations Manual Ministry Policy and Procedure Manual Director, Corporate Governance Delegations
Document: Public Health Emergency Response Preparedness Minimum Standards PD2019_007 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
Document: Public Health Services Supporting Plan to HEALTHPLAN PD2015_002 Ministry Policy Executive Director, Clinical Governance and Quality Disaster Management
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