Ipswich and East Suffolk is becoming a more and more diverse place, as our communities constantly change. All of our diverse communities enrich life in East Suffolk. However, a constantly changing demographic brings with it a number of challenges for the NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (IESCCG).
The NHS is available to all, free at the point of delivery.
IESCCG is committed to buying fair, accessible, appropriate and sensitive health services for all of our communities. We are also committed to being a fair, inclusive and diverse employer.
The CCG developed equality objectives to focus on:
The CCG will improve use of equality data and information about East Suffolk’s diverse population and communities to inform its work.
The CCG will improve the way that the governing body and executive can learn from the healthcare experiences of diverse and marginalised individuals, groups and carers.
Senior leaders and other managers will provide leadership, support and motivation for their staff to uphold the CCG’s value of equality of opportunity to improve the health of those most in need.
The term ‘having due regard’ means:
The specific duties help public bodies meet the requirements of the general equality duty. With that in mind, NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG will:
One such process is to embed the process of equality analysis (formerly known as equality impact assessments, or EqIAs). We need to understand the impact of our functions on people with protected characteristics for new and existing:
To help us meet our requirements under the Equality Act 2010 and public sector equality duty. We have adopted the NHS Equality Delivery System.
NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) 2018
Workforce Ethnicity Information 2018
Workforce Ethnicity Information 2017
Workforce Ethnicity Information 2016
Workforce Ethnicity Information 2015
Workforce Equality Information 1 April 2013 – 31 March 2014
Equality and diversity plan
Potential service user equality information 2014
Equality impact analysis template
CCG workforce diversity monitoring Sep 2013
Equality Analysis Gluten Free