Publication - Consultation paper

NHS 'Once for Scotland' workforce policies: consultation on core policies

Published: 17 Apr 2019

This consultation focuses on the policies for grievance, conduct, capability, bullying and harassment, attendance and the investigatory process for workforce policies.

NHS 'Once for Scotland' workforce policies: consultation on core policies
Annex B

Annex B

Consultation Questions
Respondents should take into consideration the information provided in this document alongside any other knowledge or personal experiences that could be relevant. All opinions are welcome.

You are invited to answer all the questions. However, if you are unable to answer any question then please feel free to move on to the next.

If you intend to email or post your consultation response please ensure you complete a Respondent Information Form (Annex A). This will ensure that if you ask for your response not to be published that we regard it as confidential and will treat it accordingly.

Bullying & Harassment: Section 2
(6 Questions)

Question 1:
Is the policy easy to read and clear to all parties?

Yes
No

Question 2:
Is the policy fit for purpose?

Yes
No

Question 3:
Does the language reflect our vision for policies to be user-friendly and supportive reflecting NHSScotland core values?

Yes
No

Question 4:
Are there any additions required to the supporting documents listed?

Yes
No

If yes, please specify

Question 5:
Does the greater emphasis on early resolution, feedback and maintaining relationships offer the scope to encourage employees to raise concerns and respond constructively?

Yes
No

If no, please specify

Question 6:
Please provide any other comments you have in relation to the policy.

Capability: Section 3
(7 Questions)

Question 1:
Is the policy easy to read and clear to all parties?

Yes
No

Question 2:
Is the policy fit for purpose?

Yes
No

Question 3:
Does the language reflect our vision for policies to be user-friendly and supportive reflecting NHSScotland core values?

Yes
No

Question 4:
Are there any additions required to the supporting documents listed?

Yes
No

If yes, please specify

Question 5:
Does the addition of the process for addressing loss of registration cover a current gap?

Yes
No

Question 6:
Where redeployment is the outcome at Stage 3, should notice of termination run concurrently with the 12 week redeployment period?

Yes
No

Please indicate the reason for your response

Question 7:
Please provide any other comments you have in relation to the policy.

Conduct: Section 4
(6 Questions)

Question 1:
Is the policy easy to read and clear to all parties?

Yes
No

Question 2:
Is the policy fit for purpose?

Yes
No

Question 3:
Does the language reflect our vision for policies to be user-friendly and supportive reflecting NHSScotland core values?

Yes
No

Question 4:
Are there any additions required to the supporting documents listed?

Yes
No

If yes, please specify

Question 5:
Does 'early resolution' fit with the conduct policy?

Yes
No

Please indicate the reason for your response

Question 6:
Please provide any other comments you have in relation to the policy.

Grievance: Section 5
(6 Questions)

Question 1:
Is the policy easy to read and clear to all parties?

Yes
No

Question 2:
Is the policy fit for purpose?

Yes
No

Question 3:
Does the language reflect our vision for policies to be user-friendly and supportive reflecting NHSScotland core values?

Yes
No

Question 4:
Are there any additions required to the supporting documents listed?

Yes
No

If yes, please specify

Question 5:
Is the definition of status quo sufficiently clear?

Yes
No

If no, indicate the reasons for your response

Question 6:
Please provide any other comments you have in relation to the policy.

Attendance: Section 6
(6 Questions)

Question 1:
Is the policy easy to read and clear to all parties?

Yes
No

Question 2:
Is the policy fit for purpose?

Yes
No

Question 3:
Does the language reflect our vision for policies to be user-friendly and supportive reflecting NHSScotland core values?

Yes
No

Question 4:
Are there any additions required to the supporting documents listed?

Yes
No

If yes, please specify

Question 5:
Does the context within which the "triggers" have been placed reflect the supportive aim of the policy?

Yes
No

If no, please indicate the reasons for your response

Question 6:
Please provide any other comments you have in relation to the policy.

Workforce Policy Investigation Process: Section 7
(7 Questions)

Question 1:
Is the policy easy to read and clear to all parties?

Yes
No

Question 2:
Is the policy fit for purpose?

Yes
No

Question 3:
Does the language reflect our vision for policies to be user-friendly and supportive reflecting NHSScotland core values?

Yes
No

Question 4:
Are there any additions required to the supporting documents listed?

Yes
No

If yes, please specify

Question 5:
Are the stages in the process appropriate?

Yes
No

If no, please indicate the reasons for your response

Question 6:
Should the Investigation Team make the decision on what the next stage is following an investigation under this policy?

Yes
No

If no, please indicate who should make this decision

Question 7:
Please provide any other comments you have in relation to the policy.

General Comments

Question 1:
Collectively, do the refreshed policies provide single, standardised policies that are user-friendly and place staff and managers at the centre?

Yes
No

Question 2:
Do you think that the refreshed policies will assist in supporting the working lives of NHSScotland employees?

Yes
No

Question 3:
Please provide any other comments you have in relation to these policies.


Contact

Email: Lynn.Hunter@gov.scot