Our Responsibilities

All staff have responsibilities to the public, their patients and colleagues. Important legal duties are summarised below.

What you can expect from us

  • They have a duty to accept professional accountability and maintain the standards of professional practice as set by the appropriate regulatory body applicable to their profession or role.
  • They have a duty to take reasonable care of health and safety at work for them, their team and others, and to cooperate with employers to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements.
  • They have a duty to act in accordance with the express and implied terms of their contract of employment.
  • They have a duty not to discriminate against patients or staff and to adhere to equal opportunities and equality and human rights legislation.
  • They have a duty to protect the confidentiality of personal information that they hold.
  • They have a duty to be honest and truthful in applying for a job and in carrying out that job.