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Experience of disabled staff working in the NHS

In April 2014 NHS Employers came together with Disabilities Rights UK to look at the issue of workplace experience and staff with disabilities.

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Employing people in the NHS with learning disabilities

Help and guidance and useful resources to support NHS organisations with employing people with learning disabilities.

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Workforce Disability Equality Standard

The Workforce Disability Equality Standard will be introduced for all NHS trusts from April 2018.

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Wearing face veils in the workplace

The latest guidance on wearing full face veils, such as the burqa and the niqab, by Muslim women.

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Dress codes and discrimination

Advice on dress codes in the workplace and practical considerations for NHS employers, developed in partnership with Beachcroft Wansborough solicitors.

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The new Disability Confident standard 

Information and useful resources to help organisations achieve the new Disability Confident standard.

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Shared parental leave and flexible working

Comment, opinion and information around shared parental leave and flexible working.

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The NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS2)

The NHS Employers organisation is helping to develop and roll out the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS) across the health and social care sector.

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The Equality Act

The Equality Act 2010 became law in October 2010. This section of our website includes background information on the Act, Frequently Asked Questions, as well as details of information and guidance available.

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Workforce Race Equality Standard

From 1 April 2015 all NHS organisations will be required to demonstrate how they are addressing race equality issues in a range of staffing areas. The Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) will help organisations to achieve this.

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Pride 2018

Find out in this new blog by Adam Doyle how being involved in Pride can benefit both staff and organisations.

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