Ipswich and East Suffolk is a diverse place. However there are some members of our communities that need our attention so that everyone has accessible, appropriate and sensitive health and care support.
We are also committed to being a fair, inclusive and diverse employer.
The CCG will improve use of equality data and information about East Suffolk’s diverse population and communities to inform its work.
The CCG will improve the way that the governing body and executive can learn from the healthcare experiences of diverse and marginalised individuals, groups and carers.
Senior leaders and other managers will provide leadership, support and motivation for their staff to uphold the CCG’s value of equality of opportunity to improve the health of those most in need.
The term ‘having due regard’ means:
The specific duties help public bodies meet the requirements of the general equality duty. With that in mind, NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG will:
One such process is to embed the process of equality analysis (formerly known as equality impact assessments, or EqIAs). We need to understand the impact of our functions on people with protected characteristics for new and existing:
NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) 2018
Workforce Ethnicity Information 2018
Workforce Ethnicity Information 2017
Equality and diversity plan
Equality impact analysis template
Equality Analysis Gluten Free