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Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Equality and Human Rights

Inequalities are the unfair and avoidable differences between groups. In NHSGGC we can see this in the differences in people's health between the richest and poorest. In addition to social class, discrimination because of our age, disability, race, religion & belief, sex, sexual orientation and trans identity can have a harmful effect on our health.

NHSGGC is working to bring about greater equalities in health and ensure that everyone who uses the health service or works for us is treated fairly. This means, for example, making sure that services are working well for everyone and that people are getting information in a way they can understand. We also report on how we are upholding the equality laws designed to protect people from unfair discrimination.


Essential Learning Resources

Recommended Learning Resources

 learnPro module:

 GGC: 004 Equality, Diversity and Human Rights

 learnPro module:

 GGC: 196 Equality and Diversity - Additional Info


Professional and Organisational Policy and Guidance

A Fairer NHSGGC 2020-2024

NHSGGC Equalities in Health

The Equality Act 2010:

Public Health Scotland – Inequalities briefing:

Last Updated: 29 September 2020