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Equality Annual Report

Equality annual report: we will publish information annually explaining how we make sure that we have due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination, advance equality and foster good relations between groups.

The January 2016 report is here
January 2015 report here
January 2014 report here.

Equality Analysis

Equality analysis: making sure that our services, strategies and policies are designed around the people who will use them or be affected by them. This process ensures that – wherever possible – we reduce inequalities and accommodate extra or different needs.

Equality and Human Rights policy

Equality & Human Rights policy: this policy tells people what they can expect from us and what we expect from them. It explains how we expect people to behave to ensure that everyone is treated with dignity and respect in an environment free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation. It also explains what people should do if they witness or experience discrimination, harassment or victimisation. This policy is currently being reviewed and will be published shortly. If you would like more information, please contact katie.parker@glos-care.nhs.uk 

Equality Objectives

Equality Objectives: You can find out about our equality objectives in our latest Quality Account here

Equality & Human Rights training

Equality & Human Rights training: All our staff are expected to complete training so that they know what they can do to ensure everyone is treated with dignity and respect in an environment free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation.

Workforce Race Equality Standard

Our Workforce Race Equality Standard report tells you about the composition of our workforce with regards to race, and the experiences of BME colleagues compared with white colleagues. You can read the report here. 

To address the issues raised by this report, the Trust has developed an Action Plan which can be found here

Meeting Everyone's needs

More than 120 people from a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds took part in an event in Gloucester on September 8, 2015, to discuss improving community healthcare services across the county.

Our ‘Meeting Everyone’s Needs’ day at the Friendship Café, in Tredworth, included workshops on diabetes and recognising dementia as well as free health checks and round-table discussions on tailoring services to meet everyone’s requirements, including people with extra or special needs.

The Trust has produced a summary report on the day, including actions to be taken as a result of the feedback received.

You can read the full report here

You can read the summary report here.