Policy Number

156

IWK - 156 -Nourishment Cart Policy

Description

Under certain extraordinary conditions, staff and physicians may not have the ability to take a break or access nourishment within their shift. In collective agreements between unions and IWK Health, provisions exist for compensation for missed breaks and meal allowance under certain circumstances when working overtime.

The purpose of this Policy is to provide a mechanism to allow for nourishment to be ordered and provided to IWK Health Main Campus department staff and physicians under certain extraordinary circumstances not provided for within collective or employer agreements, and expensed appropriately.