This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) sets out matters agreed between the Government Equalities Office (GEO), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England in relation to the role, function and responsibilities of the National Adviser on LGBT
This document is an evolving guide to help support local practices in promoting workforce race equality.
Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) paper that provides an overview of the key issues facing gender-questioning and transgender patients, general practice and the broader health system. It establishes the RCGP’s position on the role of a GP in providing
This document sets out a new personalised care approach for those veterans who have a long term physical, mental or neurological health condition or disability.
This report is intended to enhance workplace practice surrounding obesity. It seeks to discuss how the effects of obesity extend to people’s working lives, raising issues related to productivity and absenteeism as well as highlighting the level of discrimination that
General Medical Council (GMC) research to understand why some groups of doctors are referred to the GMC for fitness to practise concerns more, or less, than others by their employers or contractors and what can be done about it. In particular,
This report is an update to Elitist Britain 2014. It explored the educational background of leading figures across 9 broad areas: politics business the media Whitehall public bodies public servants local government the creative industries women and sport The report also
The final report and recommendations of the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The review considered specific provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015: the role of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, transparency in supply chains, Independent Child Trafficking
Key findings across the eight national healthcare organisations ( Care Quality Commission, Health Education England, NHS Blood and Transplant, NHS Business Services Authority, NHS Digital, NHS England, NHS Improvement, and Public Health England.) show: Seven of the eight organisations had
Letter from Joan Saddler and Simon Stevens to NHS Trust CEOs from Simon Stevens and Joan Saddler, Co-Chairs of the Equality and Diversity Council, confirms the launch of the Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES).
The WDES Technical Guidance provides detailed information and guidance to support the Standard that will apply to all NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts from April 1 2019.
The Integrated Communities Action Plan contains a range of cross-government measures to support the government’s commitment to build strong integrated communities where people – whatever their background – live, work, learn and socialise together, based on shared rights, responsibilities and
This green paper sets out a programme of actions to build strong integrated communities where people – whatever their background – live, work, learn and socialise together, based on shared rights, responsibilities and opportunities.
Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) data report for NHS trusts. The WRES was introduced in 2015 to reveal and thereby help close the gaps in workplace inequalities between black and minority ethnic (BME) and white staff working in the NHS.
This document outlines the ambitions set by NHS England and NHS Improvement and reflected in the Long Term Plan, for each NHS organisation to set its own target for BME representation across its leadership team and broader workforce. The strategy
Examines the potential impact on protected groups of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to replace current legislation with Liberty Protection Safeguards. It looks at the positive, neutral and negative effects that this legislation could have on people with protected
This is the first interim report from the review. As part of the review, the members were invited to give their views on the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner. This report looks at the question of how to ensure the independence of
The community-based interventions profiled as part of this research demonstrate that these approaches can be highly effective, but they are struggling, and remain dependent on a shrinking pool of local authority grants. Ensuring that community-based support remains viable will be critical
Independent review exploring how to open-up public appointments to disabled people.
Often people see equality and human rights as a problem – not a solution. Especially in times of financial constraint. Yet, there are ethical, business, economic and legal arguments for providers to pay attention to equality and human rights. Human