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Useful background information and links, including on the Equality Act, the Equality Delivery System, and relevant equality organisations [content to be developed]

Information on how well are doing at ensuring equality of access, experiences and outcomes [content to be developed]

our priorities for improving equality in our services and our workplaces [appended]

Gloucestershire Care Services is committed to addressing inequalities in the healthcare it provides and in its workplaces. As a major employer and as the top provider of community healthcare services in Gloucestershire, we strive to:

  • Eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation in our workplaces and in our services
  • Advance equality of opportunity; and
  • Foster good relations between different groups.

We want everyone who works with us and who comes into contact with our services:

  • To enjoy excellent experiences, easy access to services and opportunities, and high quality outcomes
  • Regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, gender reassignment, pregnancy/ maternity, marital status, or socio-economic status)
  • To be treated with dignity and respect, according to their personal needs, in an environment free from discrimination, harassment or victimisation.