about3

Equality Objectives

Equality Objectives

  • Equality Objective 1
    To ensure that Leadership and Governance arrangements persist in offering high level assurance of equality.
  • Equality Objective 2
    Equality approaches are effectively included in key mechanisms of commissioning (such as business case development, procurement, contracting)
  • Equality Objective 3
    Equality Analysis becomes part of our organisational processes so that projects, policies, strategies, business cases, specifications and contracts have all been developed in consideration of equality, diversity and human rights issues.
  • Equality Objective 4
    To apply Goals 1 and 2 of the Equality Delivery System to at least three patient pathways each year of the strategy, and to demonstrate year on year improvements for Goals 3 and 4 (Staff and Leadership).
  • Equality Objective 5
    To regularly review and update the strategic action plan and equality objectives (on at least an annual basis) to ensure that it is providing appropriate targets for development and improvement.
  • Equality Objective 6
    To ensure all CCG staff receive basic training to ensure awareness of Equality Act 2010 responsibilities and the NHS Constitution, and that specific training on equality analysis and the Equality Delivery System is targeted to all staff who are involved in these processes.
  • Equality Objective 7
    To ensure that Equality and Diversity forms an ongoing part of our leadership and organisational development programmes.
  • Equality Objective 8
    To ensure that Equality and Diversity approaches are fully included in our engagement of people who use services and in our work with strategic partners and other stakeholders.
  • Equality Objective 9
    Improve accessibility of information and communication for people from statutorily ‘protected groups’ and other disadvantaged groups.