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Equality and Diversity

Welcome to our Equality and Diversity pages. This is where you will find out what we are doing on equality and diversity to improve employment opportunities and services in Bradford District for all staff and patients. Our equality and diversity work is done in partnership with:


     

Equality Statement 

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we are fully committed to equality and diversity, both as an employer and as a service provider. We have a policy statement that clearly outlines our commitment to equality for patients and staff: 

Patients 

You and your family have the right to be treated fairly and be routinely involved in decisions about your treatment and care. You can expect to be treated with dignity and respect. You will not be discriminated against on any grounds including age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. You have a responsibility to treat other patients and our staff with dignity and respect 

Staff 

You have the right to be treated fairly in recruitment and career progression. You can expect to work in an environment where diversity is valued and equality of opportunity is promoted. You will not be discriminated against on any grounds including age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. You have a responsibility to ensure that you treat our patients and your colleagues with dignity and respect. 

Equality Impact Assessment

We carry out Equality Impact Assessment (EqIA) on all of our policies and service change/development proposals.  If you would like to see any EqIAs please contact Lorraine Cameron.

Equality Update

The Board of Directors receives a six monthly update on our progress report on how we delivering our equality objectives.  Follow the link to see our latest update. July 2014 Equality Update.

Further Information or Alternative Formats

If you have any questions or would like any of our information in another format, please contact Lorraine Cameron , Head of Equality and Diversity, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at Lorraine.cameron@bthft.nhs.uk or telephone 01274 382428.