It has been designed to
specifically support service-delivery that is fair, providing
equality of access and delivery of services that meet the needs of
a diverse population.
The national framework allows
the Trust to assess how we are preforming with regard to equality,
diversity and human rights and how we can improve.
It sets out our commitment to
taking equality and human rights into everything we do, whether
that is providing services, employing people, developing policies,
communicating, consulting or involving people in our
It also incorporates the General
and Public Duties within the Equality Act 2010.
'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we
have this service at all and well done to you all.'
Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley
Bridge Community Hospital