- Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment, victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Act
- Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not
- Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not
The protected characteristics defined under the Equality Act 2010 are:
- Gender reassignment
- Marriage and Civil Partnership
- Pregnancy and maternity
- Religion and belief
- Sexual orientation
The CCG’s Equality and Diversity Strategy 2018-2021 sets out our commitment to taking equality, diversity and human rights into account in everything we do. This is whether commissioning services, employing people, developing policies, communicating with or engaging local people in our work.
The CCG’s Equality and Diversity Report 2018 sets out how we have demonstrated “due regard” to the three aims described above. This is in accordance with the specific duties of the Public Sector Equality Duty
The CCG conducts annual assessment against the indicators of the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard. This information is not in the public domain due to low workforce numbers. A report is available for the combined workforce of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Partnership of CCGs. You can find that report here.