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The security and protection of practice assets, facilities, personnel and patients is
fundamental to the effective and efficient working of the practice.
This Policy provides a framework which allows us to manage resources in the most secure
Security is everyone’s responsibility and all personnel working in the practice must make
every effort to comply with this Policy.
SCOPE OF POLICY
To meet legal and professional requirements the practice must use cost effective security
measures to safeguard its physical resources.
This Physical Security Policy will ensure a consistent approach to the implementation of
appropriate security controls against common threats.
The Policy of the practice is to accept willingly all obligations in respect of physical security
and to protect its resources by implementing recognised best practices that will achieve a
balance between cost and risk.
The Policy shall apply to all partners and staff of the practice and any other healthcare
professional using the resources of the practice.
The requirements of the Policy shall be implemented by all partners, staff and
other healthcare professionals using the practice’s resources.
Any team member noting any area of conflict between this Policy and any other
practice Policy must bring it to the attention of the ***Insert Name and
Position of Person*** as Security Officer of the practice, immediately for
The ***Insert Name and Position of Person*** will in any case be responsible
for the routine periodic review of the Policy.
Internal audit shall undertake independent reviews to assess the adequacy of
implemented security measures including compliance with the Policy.
Compliance with the Policy is the duty of all partners and staff.
In serious cases, failure to comply with the Policy may be a disciplinary matter
and could also result in a breach of the law or a criminal offence.
Staff have an obligation to report suspected breaches of the Policy immediately
to the Practice Manager.