Equality and diversity

NHS Equality and Diversity Council

In November 2012, the NHS Equality and Diversity Council (EDC) announced that it was to change its name to the Personal, Fair and Diverse Council in response to the Council’s new responsibilities for health inequalities and human rights as part of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Feedback is important to us and we […]

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Evaluation of the first year of the Equality Delivery System

The first anniversary of the launch of the Equality Delivery System (EDS) by Sir David Nicholson is marked by the publication of the report ‘Evaluation of the equality delivery system for the NHS’ which looks at how the EDS has been adopted in NHS organisations. Produced by Shared Intelligence, this report highlights  the improved local […]

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Equality Analysis of NHS Commissioning Board Authority Functions

A report has been published today which assesses the impact of the NHS  Commissioning Board Special Health Authority’s functions on equality. Originally commissioned by the Department of Health’s Transition Programme, this equality analysis examines the limited functions of the Authority, recommending actions to ensure that it is compliant with the Equality Act 2010 and meets […]

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