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 2014
In January 2014, our Board of Directors received an update on our performance on equality. Follow the link to the report which summarises our performance on equality:
Project SEARCH Bradford
We are very pleased to announce that we are the business partner for Project SEARCH Bradford. To find out more, follow the links in the left panel.
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 will be reviewing our performance at panels in November and December 2014
We have participated in the second Stonewall Health Equality Index: In 2013, we participated in the first ever Stonewall Health Equality Index. We came 12th out of 33 NHS organisations who participated and fourth out of 12 Acute Hospitals who took part. We have participated in the Index again this year and are awaiting the outcome. For more information see: 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.firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01274 382428.
This site was last updated on: 6 February 2014