Publications

Annual Report, Quality Report and Summary of Accounts

The Annual Report, including the Quality Report and Summary of Accounts for South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust detail the Trusts performance and all activities in the financial year.

If you would like any of our previous annual reports and accounts please email: communications@swft.nhs.uk

The Pulse magazine

This is our Members magazine. It gives readers an insight into the latest news and what has been happening across the Trust.

If you would like older editions of The Pulse Magazine please email: communications@swft.nhs.uk

Constitution of South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

This is a legally binding document that details how the Trust is run, view the Constitution here.

Statement of Purpose

This is an overview of the Trust, providing details such as our activities, objectives and strategy, partnerships and values. View the statement of purpose.

Patient Access Policy

We aim to see and treat patients as quickly as possible. This policy applies to the way in which South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust will manage patients who are waiting for treatment. The focus of the policy is on fair, equal and timely access to treatment for patients, as well as compliance with 18 weeks referral to treatment rules, national cancer waiting targets and Department of Health policies.

Download the policy.

Policy on responding to deaths

This policy sets out how the Trust responds to the deaths of patients who die under our care.

Download the policy.

Trade Union Facility Time 2017-18

In the year 2017-18 a budget of £88,340 was allocated by the Trust to support the secondment of individuals elected by the Staff Representative Committee to undertake facility time.

In addition the Joint Negotiating and Consultative Committee meets monthly. Staff side attendance will include those with allocated facility time and other staff released by their managers.

Staff side attendance at Health and Safety Committee, Health and Wellbeing Steering Group, Equality and Diversity Steering Group and Policy Review Group comprises those staff who have funded facility time.

The Medical Staff Committee and Local Negotiating Committee meets bi-monthly.

Unison membership subscriptions are deducted from pay where staff request this.Unison reimburse the Trust £600 per annum for this facility.

Disclosures on Trade Union Facility Time

Relevant union officials

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during 2017/18

Full-time equivalent employee number

6

1.8

Percentage of time spent on facility time

Percentage of time

Number of employees

0%

0

1-50%

3

51%-99%

2

100%

1

Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time

The total cost of facility time

£81,281

The total pay bill

£171,505,000

Percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time

0.05%

Paid trade union activities

Time spent on paid trade union activities as a percentage of total paid facility time hours

33%


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