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Medical Staff Leave: Management Guidelines

The document "Medical Staff Leave: Management Guidelines" provides medical staff and managers with information on the process to be followed when applying for various types of leave, how it should be recorded and who can approve it.

The types of leave covered are:

  • annual leave;
  • study leave - European and outwith Europe;
  • sickness absence;
  • parental leave; and
  • other forms of leave which adversely impact on direct clinical care.

The document also includes a copy of the leave request form, which should be used for each application for leave.

The following document provides guidance for providing cover for scheduled and unscheduled leave:

Guidance for providing cover for Absent Colleagues