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
The “Windrush generation” refers to Commonwealth citizens who settled in the UK before 1 January 1973. They may hold various types of immigration status such as British citizenship, right of abode and indefinite leave to remain (ILR) under section 1(2)
White trainee doctors are applying for fewer consultant posts at the end of their training than black and minority ethnic (BME) trainees, but are more likely to be shortlisted and offered a post according to the 2017 survey reporting the
This brief report is part of a series which analyses aspects of the North West Mental Wellbeing Survey in more detail. This analysis looks at relationships between survey respondents’ ethnic group and their level of mental wellbeing.
The objective of this report is to apply statistical techniques that look for relationships between all of the questions in the survey so as to understand what factors may have had the most influence on respondent’s wellbeing scores. This report
Guidance to support local and national action on ethnic inequalities in health. This report provides: a summary of information and data by ethnic group in England examples of practical approaches to address ethnic inequalities in health case studies of local
These frequently asked questions have been produced to help support the understanding and use of Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES).
Report from the Zacchaeus 2000 Trust suggesting a hostile environment has been created preventing disabled and unwell people from getting the disability payments they are entitled to. It argues that many claimants for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Personal Independence
Explores the global context to the discrimination and stigma that people with disabilities experience in low- and middle-income countries. It outlines some of the main challenges the international community faces for tackling both and considers ways forward.
Explores accessibility to assistive technology for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. It outlines the main challenges to universal, affordable provision of assistive technology and considers ways forward. Assistive technology has been identified as a focal area within
Explores the global context to work and social protection as it relates to people with disabilities in low and middle-income countries. It outlines the main challenges to ensuring people with disabilities achieve economic empowerment on an equal basis with others
The ‘Charter for Change’ is the official legacy document of the Global Disability Summit on 24 July in London. This will ensure global consensus to address a long-neglected issue, and support the rights of persons with disabilities around the world.
Research that found: LGBT respondents are less satisfied with their life than the general UK population (rating satisfaction 6.5 on average out of 10 compared with 7.7). Trans respondents had particularly low scores (around 5.4 out of 10) More than
Report outlining progress against the two LGBT action plans published in 2011 by the coalition government. Since the action plans were published, significant progress on LGBT equality. Important developments include: Introducing the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, which allows
This guide is part of a series of guides looking at reasonable adjustments in a specific service area. It is intended to help staff in public health, health services and social care to ensure that their services are accessible to people with learning