Equality and Diversity Resources

Culture and ethnicity

Should I take my shoes off? An introduction to faith and culture guide [pdf] 647KB

Welcome poster [pdf] 391KB

Living and dying together: A guide to dignity and respect in a multi-faith society [pdf] 1MB

Eastern European healthcare needs assessment [pdf] 1MB

Disability

Mental Capacity Act (Easyread version) [pdf] 820KB

Equality and excellence: Liberating the NHS (Easyread version) [pdf] 589KB

Good healthcare for all: What can I expect from the NHS? [pdf] 6MB (A guide for people with learning disabilities, family carers and anyone who supports a person with learning disabiliites)

Faith

Religion and the NHS (Theos Report) [pdf] 299KB

LGBT

Health with pride
This website has been developed as part of our efforts to better serve our lesbian, gay and bisexual service users and staff.
www.healthwithpride.nhs.uk

LGBT equality fact sheet [pdf] 530KB

Transgender information and support [pdf] 135KB

An introduction to working with Transgender people [pdf] 113KB

Guidelines for GPs and health professionals regarding gender varient people [pdf] 973KB

Trans: A practical guide for the NHS [pdf] 3MB

Transgender and inpatient accommodation [pdf] 81KB

LGBT needs assessment [pdf] 588KB

Further resources

NHS Employers
www.nhsemployers.org

Improvement & Development Agency
www.idea.gov.uk

Domestic Violence information for Health Professionals
www.domesticviolencelondon.nhs.uk

Equality Act 2010: Guidance
Equality Act 2010 Guidance for Employers, workers, Service providers and Service users

Human rights and public law
Human rights and public law (1 Crown Office Row)

Migrant health guide
Migrant health guide (The guide covers a wide variety of health issues that affect migrant patients including infectious diseases. Over 100 countries have been profiled in this Guide).