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New Equality and Diversity Chair announced

In January 2017 a new Chair for our Equality and Diversity steering group was announced.

Tackling bullying and harassment in the NHS

NHS Employers have recently produced some interesting podcasts about tackling bullying and harassment.

Part one talks about the challenges faced by the nhs

Part two addresses the development of the cultural ambassadors project, which has helped increase fairness for BME staff in disciplinary hearings

Equality in our news

Equality and diversity is an imortant aspect of our Trust and as such features in a number of communications both within and outside the trust throughout the year. read this round-up of news and features for April 2015-April 2016

Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week, 16 to 20 May 2016

NHS Employers is coordinating the fifth Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week, this May. The official theme for the week is Making change happen.

As the largest employer in Europe, with over 1.3 million staff, the NHS has a responsibility to remain at the forefront of the inclusion and fairness agenda for patients and staff.. read more

Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week 2015

Now in its fourth year Equality, Diversity and Human Rights week has become a key date in the diary for NHS organisations across England.

NHS organisations use the week to showcase the work of their staff and local communities, who are committed to creating a fairer and more diverse NHS for everyone.

#eqw2015 is about Linking Our Thinking - focusing on how diversity of thought can contribute to addressing and solving problems for all under-represented and disadvantaged groups and individuals within the workplace.

If you’d like to be involved in equality issues at our Trust, get in touch Our staff can also choose to become a Personal, Fair and Diverse (PFD) champion by signing up here.



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Equality Committee and Reports

Read about the work of our Equality Committee including papers from meetings and our yearly report.

The protected characteristics

Find out more about each of the protected characteristics in equality legislation.


Personal, Fair and Diverse

We are proud to be an active partner in the NHS Employers Personal, Fair and Diverse Campaign (NHS PFD).


News and events

Find out more about events around our Trust and contact us with your views.