Memorandum of Understanding On the role of the National Adviser on LGBT Health – Government Equalities Office , Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England

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

Gender Diversity in AI Research – Nesta

Lack of gender diversity in the artificial intelligence (AI) workforce is raising growing concerns. Our analysis shows that there is a gender diversity gap in AI research, in a larger and more comprehensive corpus than those which have been used

The role of the GP in caring for gender-questioning and transgender patients – Royal College of General Practitioners

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

Personalised care for veterans in England: A guide for clinical commissioning groups and local authorities – NHS England

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.

Obesity and Work: Challenging stigma and discrimination – Institute of Employment Studies

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

Fair to refer? Reducing disproportionality in fitness to practise concerns reported to the GMC – General Medical Council

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,

Elitist Britain 2019: The educational backgrounds of Britain’s leading people – Social Mobility Commission

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

Enhancing Junior Doctors’ Working Lives: Annual progress report 2019 – Health Education England

Enhancing the flexibility and resilience of our workforce is a key theme of the interim People Plan and Health Education England recognise that doctors in training aspire to have flexibility in choice of training location, specialty, the pace of training,

Independent review of the Modern Slavery Act: final report – Home Office

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

Workforce Race Equality Standard: 2018 WRES data analysis report for eight national healthcare organisations – NHS England

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

Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES): Letter from Joan Saddler and Simon Stevens – NHS England

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).

NHS Workforce Disability Equality Standard: Technical Guidance – NHS England

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.

Raising the equality flag: Health inequalities among older LGBT people in the UK – International Longevity Centre UK

New data analysis shows that LGBT men and women aged 50+ have poorer self-rated health and are more likely to have other conditions that impact their health and wellbeing. This analysis has, for the first time, demonstrated strongly that these

Prevalence and Mental Health Consequences of Ethnic and Racial Harassment: A Briefing for the IOPC – MiSOC ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change

Recently-conducted research, using nationally representative data on ethnic minorities in the UK, has demonstrated a high prevalence of ethnic and racial harassment and a strong association between experiencing ethnic and racial harassment and mental health. The research found that ethnic

NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard 2018: Data Analysis Report for NHS Trusts – NHS England

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.

A Model Employer: Increasing black and minority ethnic representation at senior levels across the NHS – NHS England and NHS Improvement

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

Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015: First interim report: The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner

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

Reaching out: Tackling disengagement among Pakistani and Bangladeshi women in Britain – Institute for Public Policy Research

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