Equality and Diversity

Monday, 4 July 2016 from 09:00 to 17:00

Course Overview

While many organisations operate with equal opportunities policies and clearly state their commitment to diversity, there is still some work to do to ensure that diversity is embedded in all aspects of any organisations work.

All NHS organisations have an Equality Duty to ensure they are exercising fairness, including assessing what needs to be done to ensure they do not discriminate or exclude specific people.

The aim of this course is to equip delegates with the knowledge and skill needed to reduce incidents of unfair treatment in the work place and enhance communication, efficiency and effectiveness. This course will also encourage delegates to consider the practical application of their organisations Equality and Diversity Policy within their departments and ensures delegates not only understand their roles and responsibilities within the context of equality legislation but also how to promote equality and diversity in the workplace.

Benefits of attending

At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand how the law impacts on equality & diversity
  • Identify individual rights and responsibilities
  • Understand the values and beliefs that underpin diversity
  • Promote best practice within the organisation.

Course Outline

  • Identifying Discrimination
  • Meeting the challenge of diversity
  • Exploring the legal framework
  • Responsibilities of NHS professionals
  • How is your organisation doing?
  • Managing inappropriate behaviour
  • Inclusive practices in the NHS
  • Case Studies
  • Stages of diversity awareness
  • Equality impact assessments
  • The next steps

Who should enrol?

This training will be beneficial for all line managers at both operational and strategic levels.

Course Structure

Delegates will attend this two day course between 09:00 and 17:00 daily.

Fee includes teas, coffees and light refreshments; lunch, stationary and usb stick and complimentary item (choice of jumper, bag or hat – subject to availability)


All participants will also receive a certificate of attendance 

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