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Addressing Equality and Diversity Concerns

Addressing Equality and Diversity Concerns

Equality Policy and Programmes

Below is a list of Trust policies that may be used to address concerns raised in the workplace and for service users, including those relating to Equality and Diversity. If you would like a copy of a policy, please email the Equality and Diversity team, stating which policy you would like them to email to you.    




Policy no.

Policy name

Aim of policy




Disciplinary Policy

The policy details how the Trust will manage those employees who do not act professionally and in accordance with Trust rules and standards of behaviour at all times 

Applies to all employees  



Grievance Policy

Details the procedure to be followed when dealing with issues that affect employees and former employees




Prevention of Harassment and Bullying Policy

This policy promotes the respectful treatment of staff within the Trust and the protection of employees from bullying and harassment at work.  Bullying and harassment in any form will not be tolerated by the Trust

Includes information on Trust’s Occupational Health and Contact Links (staff support services)



Raising Concerns at Work – Whistle Blowing policy

To ensure there is a clearly understood and systematic approach for dealing with raising concerns at work and ensure the trust complies with the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998  




Complaint Management Policy


To obtain views of service users and enable them to raise concerns

Includes all patients / service users, meeting individual needs where possible 



Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Provides information, advice and support to help patients, families and their carers

Includes all patients / service users, meeting individual needs where possible 



Patient Experience Strategy

The aim of this strategy is to develop a culture that places quality of patient experience at the heart of all we do, where “seeing the person in the patient” is the norm

Includes all patients / service users, meeting individual needs where possible



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