The Policy Place Blog

Your workplace vaccination policy and procedure

You might think it’s easy when it comes to requiring staff to get vaccinated. They should be given the choice – jab or job, right? Wrong. It’s not so simple at all, especially when it comes to vaccinations for existing staff in frontline positions eg health and social service staff. It’s a balancing act There’s…
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5 essentials for your record retention policy and procedure

Are you getting lost in a pile-up of records and don’t know what to do with them? If so, it’s time to get cracking with your policy and procedure on retention and disposal of records. Check your existing policy and procedure is being implemented as it should be or if it needs review and updating.…
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How your policy and procedure can bridge the vaccination divide

Covid-19 vaccination is going to be the light at the end of the long pandemic tunnel. In Aotearoa/New Zealand we now have a guide about when we are likely to enter the light. But is it the light? As vaccinations start to roll out, there’s more public debate about the consequences of not getting vaccinated.…
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Key tips for your workplace vaccination policy and procedure

With vaccinations for Covid-19 becoming available, what’s going to be your agency position on it? Do you even need a position? Important questions, particularly, if you’re a social and health service providing direct care services. If you think you need an agency position on Covid-19 vaccinations, then it’s time to get cracking on your policy…
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Your policy and procedure essentials for mobile devices at work

With so many people working from home these days, mobile devices for work are the norm.  So have you got mobile devices covered in your policies and procedures? The challenge for your policy and procedure in this area is to enable your organisation to reap the benefits of mobile devices while reducing the risks. Benefits Benefits…
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Matariki as a national day and the lesson for policies and procedures

June 24, 2022 is going to be the first NZ Matariki national holiday. It was announced on 4 February 2021. New Zealanders will now have the opportunity to celebrate the rising of Matariki and the beginning of the Māori New Year. National celebration of Matariki reflects national recognition and respect for mātauranga Māori and the…
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