Equality in DH

The Department is committed to advancing equality and safeguarding human rights across the health and social care system.
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Equality information published in 2012

In line with the requirements of the Equality Act (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011, the Department of Health is publishing information to show how it has met the public sector equality … Read more → – Equality information published in 2012

Equality impact assessments (analyses) published in 2012

The Department of Health takes a proportionate approach to meeting its Equality Duty. For each function or policy that has the potential to have a substantial effect on discrimination or … Read more → – Equality impact assessments (analyses) published in 2012

Information about the department’s workforce 2012

The Department of Health’s aim as an employer is to attract and retain people who are the best in their field, with the right skills and competencies and from a … Read more → – Information about the department’s workforce 2012

Equality Objectives 2012-16

Better Health, Better Care and Better Value for All  The principles of equality and diversity remain fundamental to the Department’s vision and values. We can only achieve our aims for … Read more → – Equality Objectives 2012-16

Age equality in health and social care

The Government has decided to delay a decision on implementation of its proposed ban on age discrimination in the provision of services, which it had envisaged bringing into force in … Read more → – Age equality in health and social care

Equality information published in 2011

The Department of Health puts equality, diversity and rights at the heart of all its business. We have developed a systemic approach to considering equality as a matter of course … Read more → – Equality information published in 2011

Information about the Department’s workforce

The Department’s aim as an employer is to attract and retain people who are the best in their field, with the right skills and competencies and from a range of … Read more → – Information about the Department’s workforce