North West Mental Wellbeing Survey: Focus on ethnicity – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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.  

North West Mental Wellbeing Survey: What influences wellbeing – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Local action on health inequalities: Understanding and reducing ethnic inequalities in health – Public Health England

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

Frequently asked questions on the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) – NHS England

These frequently asked questions have been produced to help support the understanding and use of Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES).  

Access Denied: Barriers to Justice in the Disability Benefits System – Zacchaeus 2000 Trust

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

Dignity and Respect for All: creating new norms, tackling stigma and ensuring non-discrimination – Department for International Development

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.  

Global Disability Summit – Harnessing technology and innovation – Department for International Development

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

Global Disability Summit – Routes to economic empowerment – Department for International Development

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

Global Disability Summit – Charter for Change – Department for International Development

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.

National LGBT Survey: Research report – Government Equalities Office

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

Improving LGBT Lives July 2018: Government Action Since 2010 – Government Equalities Office

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

Dementia and people with learning disabilities: making reasonable adjustments – Public Health England

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

Promoting health and preventing premature mortality in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups: Quality standard [QS167] – NICE

This quality standard covers promoting health and preventing premature mortality among black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups. It is relevant to all age groups and all settings.

The Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report: An Inspection of the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme: August 2017– January 2018 – Home Office

Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Border and Immigration’s report on an inspection of the vulnerable persons resettlement scheme.

NHS workforce race equality a case for diverse board – NHS England

This report highlights the importance of inclusive boards in the NHS and provides guidance on working towards creating inclusive cultures.

Equality in Public Health England: How we met the public sector equality duty in 2017 – Public Health England

The report set out how PHE responded to meeting the equality duty which require public bodies such as PHE to: publish information to show their compliance with the equality duty set and publish equality objectives at least every 4 years

Supporting mental health for all – London Assembly

Report that identifies four key problems that people in marginalised groups can encounter when trying to get mental health support. Physical barriers to accessing mental health services, in terms of where, when and how the services operate. The language used by

Enabling BME nurse and midwife progression into senior leadership positions – NHS England

This report sets out the findings following an appreciative enquiry into improving the representation of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) nurses and midwives across the higher ‘agenda for change’ pay bands. This report sets out the current picture of representation in the higher

NHS workforce race equality standard: 2017 data analysis report for NHS trusts – NHS England

NHS England report considering the data on race equality in the NHS workforce and finds steady improvements in some areas. The number of BME senior managers has increased by 18% and there has been an increase in the number of