Our Policies and Procedures

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) was formed on 1 April 2020 following the merger of University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust. 

The information on this page is historic. Visit the UHBW Freedom of Information page for the latest information. 



Policies and procedures relating to human resources (including Race, Disability, Age and Gender, Equal Opportunities)


Equality and Diversity

As a provider of Acute Health Care Services, Weston Area Health Trust is committed to eliminating discrimination, advancing equality of opportunity and fostering good relations between people. We aim to provide services in a way that respects the needs of each individual and does not exclude anyone.


Equality and Diversity Policy

Equality Delivery System - Goals and Outcomes


Workforce Demographics

Equality and Diversity Information for Dec 13 - Nov 14

Equality and Diversity Information for April 2012 - March 2013


Other HR Policies





Policies and procedures relating to recruitment and employment


EMP16 Employment Checks Policy

EMP21 Corporate and Local Induction

EMP30 Professional Registration Policy and Procedure

EMP40 Essential Skills Training Policy

EMP46 Starting Salary and incremental Pay Progression




Complaints and other customer service policies and procedures





Data protection / information governance / Caldicott Guardian




Estate management