Religion and belief

Religion

We live in a society with an ever widening and diverse mix of religions and beliefs, which NHS trusts need to consider when developing both services to the public and employment policies.


The following pages provide information and guidance to help NHS trusts develop services that support the cultural needs of patients and service users and strengthen their role as an inclusive employer – removing barriers that might prevent them from attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining people with the best skills and aptitude to make careers in the NHS.

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Chaplaincy and the NHS staff experience

This suite of resources have been put together to help NHS chaplains manage religious diversity within the workplace.

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Dress codes and discrimination

Advice on dress codes in the workplace and practical considerations for NHS employers.

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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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