Laws are now in place which are designed to protect people from unfair discrimination due to their personal characteristics. Referred to as ‘protected characteristics’, these include age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, sex, race, religion & belief and sexual orientation.
‘A Fairer NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde’ explains how the organisation will uphold the law by addressing inequalities. 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. The document also covers people’s right not to be discriminated against in the workplace. It includes the organisation’s:
A Fairer NHSGGC 2016-20 is also available in other formats such as large print, British Sign Language DVD and alternative languages. Please contact us with your request.
EQIA is a vital part of NHSGGC’s overall approach to dealing with inequalities and discrimination. It means that services, policies and projects are thought about carefully in terms of their likely impact on different groups of people and on the various aspects of inequality. Find out all you need to know about EQIA's at:
NHSGGC has six Health & Social Care Partnerships which published their own Equality Mainstreaming Reports and Outcomes on April 30th 2016. Click on the areas below to download the relevant document, or visit the relevant web page.
To view our archive go to A Fairer NHSGGC Archive.