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Date: 22 January 2018
NHS City and Hackney CCG is committed to promoting equality, diversity and human rights for our residents.
The key drivers for integrating equality, diversity and human rights outcomes into all aspects of commissioning, service access and delivery, employment practice, engagement and involvement are:
We recognise that everyone is different, and want to make sure our services and employment practices respect, promote and celebrate these differences. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination, victimisation, bullying or harassment based on:
Any action found to be in breach of any of these would be addressed in accordance with our disciplinary policies and procedures.
Equality and Diversity Policy Statement
The City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group Board has agreed an Equality and Diversity Policy Statement 2014-17 which outlines our approach to equality.
It outlines our duty to comply with relevant legislation, especially the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the 2010 Equality Act which places a duty on public bodies to eliminate unlawful discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relation between different groups of people.
It includes information on:
City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group Equality Objectives 2013 -2017
The City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for designing local health services in City and Hackney. We do this by planning and commissioning hospital, community health and mental health services on behalf of local people. Through our commissioning we are committed to improving health outcomes and reducing health inequalities.
Following a consultation between August and September 2013, The CCG has adopted the following equality objectives for 2013 -2017. We believe they will they help deliver local priorities and to continuous improvement:
Public sector organisations are required to show they comply with the general equality duty, as specified in the Equality Act 2010 and these objectives also help us to meet the requirements of this Duty.
Download the detailed equality objectives here
Download the full consultation report here
Our 2013-2016 Prospectus sets out how we will achieve these objectives in more detail.
We have a range of information and mechanisms to ensure equalities are embedded into planning and decision making processes.
Our Embedding Equalities webpage describes how we take equalities into account when: