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 Update 2013
In May 2013, our Board of Directors received an update on our performance on equality. Follow the link to the report which summarises our performance on equality:
Panel review of equality performance
The details of performance on equality has been reviewed by equality panels made up of members of the Bradford and Airedale NHS Equality Group. The following papers show how we have performed in relation to the Equality Delivery System Goals, following discussion with the panels:
We are a Stonewall health champion (2012-13): Stonewall's Health Champion's programme is funded by the Department of Health, and includes support to 20 healthcare organisations in England for one year to improve health services for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. For more information see: www.healthylives.stonewall.org.uk or contact Lorraine.Cameron@bthft.nhs.uk
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:
- 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
- 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.
The Bradford and Airedale NHS Equality Group
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.email@example.com or telephone 01274 382428.
This site was last updated on: 28 June 2013