Lead Employer Policies and Forms

Click on the relevant links below to access Lead Employer policies and procedures:

Annual Leave

Annual Leave Guidance & Toolkit

Attendance Management

Attendance Management Toolkit - GP

Attendance Management Toolkit - All Other Specialities


Flexible Working


Maternity, Paternity and Adoption

Maternity Paternity and Adoption Toolkit

Respect and Dignity at Work

Safer Recruitment and Employment

Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave Toolkit


The following St Helens and Knowsley Trust policies should also be referred to by Trainees/Student Physician Associates employed by Lead Employer:

Special Leave

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Incorrect Payments

Raising Concerns (Whistleblowing)

Social Media

Transgender Staff Support Policy

Workforce Equality and Diversity


Host Organisations

Each Host Organisation/Sponsoring Organisation/University should be contacted on an individual basis in relation to policies governed by them including:

Induction, Health and Safety, No Smoking and Intellectual Property

Following your discussions with your Host /Sponsoring Organisation regarding the above policies, if you have any further queries, please Contact Us.


Health Education England

For further information on Health Education England's policies, please visit:

Less Than Full Time, Out of Programme, Study Leave
Policies please visit:
​Removal Expenses and 
Excess Mileage Policies 
Removal Expenses and
Excess Mileage Forms
HEE North WestHEE C&M Removal
Expenses and Excess
​​HEE C&M Removal
Expenses and Excess

HEE C&M Excess
Mileage Clairm Form
HEE West MidlandsHEE WM Removal 
Expenses and Excess
​​HEE WM Removal 
Expenses and Excess

HEE WM Excess
Mileage Clairm Form

HEE East of EnglandHEE EoE Removal
Expenses and Excess
HEE EoE Removal
and Excess Mileage

HEE EoE Excess
Mileage Claim Form

HEE East MidlandsHEE EM Removal
Expenses and Excess​
​HEE EM Removal
Expenses and Excess

HEE EM Excess
Mileage Clairm Form



Patients are eligible for free NHS treatment at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching hospitals NHS Trust if they are: Ordinarily resident in the UK or: Overseas visitors, but entitled to free NHS services under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations

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