Facilities and Estates Management Policy

South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) is committed to fulfilling the requirements outlined in the Health Act 2006, the Infection, Prevention & Control of Health Associated Infections ACOP (2006, revised Jan 2008), by ensuring that a Planned Preventative Maintenance System is in place to minimise the risk of Health Care Associated Infections (HCAI).

The built environment is used by South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to accommodate the care, diagnosis and treatment of Service Users and must be provided in a form that the building fabric, fixtures, fittings and services minimises the risk of HCAI.

The Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations (1999) and the Construction Design & Management Regulations (2007) all impose specific duties to ensure the health & safety of Service Users, Staff at Staffordshire & South Shropshire Trust. These duties apply equally to contractors or sub-contractors working on Trust Premises. In addition the Trust recognises and accepts the responsibilities outlined by the Care Quality Commission (CQC, 201O) that it shall meet the essential standards of quality and care delivered.

Link to the full Policy:

Facilities and Estates Management Policy

Link to the Standard Operating Procedures:

Laundry SOP

Lifting Equipment SOP

Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems SOP

Trust Music Licence SOP

PPL Music Licence Application Form

Waste Management SOP

Car Park Management SOP

Catering Services SOP

Grounds and Gardens SOP

Hot Works SOP

Mechanical Systems SOP

Medical Gases SOP

Portering and Transport Services SOP

Pressure Systems SOP

Pest Control SOP

Wheelchair SOP

Working at Height SOP

Working in Confined Spaces SOP

Link to the SOP Equalities Impact Analysis:

Laundry SOP - EIA

Lifting Equipment SOP - EIA

Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems SOP - EIA

Trust Music Licence SOP- EIA

Waste Management SOP - EIA

Catering Services SOP - EIA

Car Park Management SOP - EIA

Grounds and Gardens SOP - EIA

Hot Works SOP - EIA

Mechanical Systems SOP - EIA

Medical Gases (F & E) SOP - EIA

Portering and Transport Services SOP - EIA

Pressure Systems SOP - EIA

Wheelchair SOP - EIA

Working at Height SOP - EIA

Working in Confined Spaces SOP - EIA

Pest Control SOP - EIA

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