All working from home arrangements are to be approved by your manager.
The Northland District Health Board Working from Home policy outlines how to put this arrangement in place and also includes a Self-check tool (Appendix A) which identifies necessary tools, equipment and hazards.
With the increased risk of cyber security threats, it is important to take additional security steps:
If this is your first time logging into your Northland DHB account using this computer, then email the firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 09 470 0000 ext 7469 to arrange for the relevant instructions on how to register and login to Citrix to be sent to you.
Note: Please phone ONLY if you don’t have email access as they may not be able to answer immediately.
You can still access your email via this webmail link, which can also be accessed from this Northland DHB website.
At Domain\Username enter: nhl\xxxxx "xxxxx" = your user name.
If you have any trouble with getting onto Citrix or applications are missing, please email the email@example.com or phone 09 470 0000 ext 7469. Please phone ONLY if you don’t have email access as they may not be able to answer immediately.
Note: Zoom does not work well via Citrix - either minimise or log out of Citrix first.
Joining Zoom is free and although you don’t need to set up a Zoom account to join a meeting, it is recommended to create one if you don’t have one already.
You will need to create a Zoom account to host a meeting.
Create a Zoom account:
If you need to host or schedule meetings with more than two participants and longer than 40 minutes, you may be eligible to upgrade to a Zoom Pro licence. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can find lots of great tips available here for using Zoom.
There are increased and additional risks to records when working from home or remotely – it is important to create and keep track of your records as usual.
Working from home you still need to:
Remember working from home can pose issues to record keeping and sharing:
Manage the risks - things to consider when creating a record
You should give careful consideration to what records you need to capture and how that is done.