The revised Managing Substance Misuse policy/procedure was recently approved at the Staff Governance Committee. Various changes have been made to the document including the addition of a section under supporting provisions in relation to employees who voluntarily identify themselves as having a substance misuse problem; the inclusion of a section on relapse; and an extension of the list of substances covered by the policy.
Please click on the links below to view the revised policy/procedure document, and a summary sheet giving details of the changes made (please note the links in this post will not work if accessing from home):
- Managing Substance Misuse – Policy and Procedure
- Summary – List of changes to the Managing Substance Misuse policy and procedure
The guidance notes accompanying the policy/procedure have also been revised. Please click on the links below to view the revised guidance document along a summary of changes sheet:
- Managing Substance Misuse – Guidance for Managers
- Summary – List of changes to the Managing Substance Misuse guidance notes – June
The revised policy/procedure and accompanying guidance can be viewed under the ‘Ask HR’ Zone pages and are also available from line managers. They apply with immediate effect.