Equality, diversity and inclusion

Supporting NHS trusts to create a fairer and more diverse workplace, where difference is welcomed.
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Using the latest evidence and research, we champion action on the ground to improve staff experience and organisational culture. We seek to support NHS trusts to design services which serve and reflect their diverse patients, people and communities. 

All of our work is shaped by three principles - leadership, accountability and equity. These principles are echoed in the NHS People Plan, and specifically the ambitions to look after our people and create a sense of belonging in our workplaces. We therefore work closely with colleagues across the NHS Confederation and health and social care system to achieve this.

Some of our priorities for 2021/22 include supporting organisations to:


Access our resources to support you and your organisation with diversity and inclusion issues, and also the needs of staff with protected characteristics