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Policies & Guidance

When your Lead Employer is NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and you are on placement within the West Region the following policies, procedures and guidelines below will apply.

If you are a DDiT on a national programme hosted by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde the policies, procedures and guidelines below will apply.

For copies of placement board policies please contact your placement board (see Contacts Page). If you are on placement in Greater Glasgow & Clyde please refer to HR Connect. 

NB If you are on placement within the West Region and are a GPST, Occupational Health or Public Health Trainee you should refer to the NES HR Policies & Procedures.

Ref  Policy/Procedure/Guidelines  Employing Board/Placement Board/NES/National
1. Attendance Management Policy 

Greater Glasgow & Clyde (see supplementary information)


2. Grievance Policy & Procedure 

Greater Glasgow & Clyde 

3. Relocation, Removal Policy and Procedure

Greater Glasgow and Clyde*

4. Management of Doctors in Difficulty (Capability) 

NHS Education for Scotland*


Recruitment and Selection Policy Statement

National Guidance

6. Locum Appointments for Training (LAT) Policy National Policy - Scotland Deanery


7. Dignity at Work Policy

Greater Glasgow & Clyde 

(where the alleged perpetrator is employed by GGC. Placement Board policy where this is not the case)

8. Disciplinary Policy and Procedure

Greater Glasgow & Clyde

9. Alcohol & Substance Policy

Greater Glasgow & Clyde

10. Fixed Term Contracts Policy

Greater Glasgow & Clyde

11. Interview Expenses

National Guidance

12. Junior Doctors Banding Appeals Process

National Guidance

13. Work Life Balance Policies and Guidance

Greater Glasgow & Clyde*


Maternity Leave Policy

Maternity Leave Form

Greater Glasgow & Clyde*

15. Adoption & Fostering Leave Policy

Greater Glasgow & Clyde*


Paternity Leave Policy

Paternity Leave Form

Greater Glasgow & Clyde*

17.  Parental Leave Policy  Greater Glasgow & Clyde*
18. Less than Full Time Training Policy

National Policy

19. Code of Conduct for Staff: Whistleblowing Policy

Placement Board

20. Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Policy

Placement Board

21. Social Media Policy

Greater Glasgow & Clyde

22. Annual Leave Guidelines

See Terms & Conditions of Service

23. Data Sharing Agreement

NHS Education

24. Confidentiality and Data Protection Policy 

Placement Board

25. Privacy and Data Protection NHS Education
26. Reserve Forces Training and Mobilisation Policy

National Policy

27. Fair Warning

Placement Board as applicable

 *Subject to DDiT National Policy being implemented