Working with interpreters training October 2017

There are two more dates for the working with interpreters workshop for clinical and non-clinical staff. The workshops will help staff get the most out of interpretation services and ensure that effective communication is in place for patients/carers. The workshop raises awareness and understanding of cultural and linguistic differences, and explores best practice for working… Read More

Extension of services

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust will be supporting services at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for a period of three months. If you would like further information please contact Equality@bsuh.nhs.uk.

NHS Accessible Information Standard

The NHS Accessible Information Standard helps to ensure clearer information for disabled people and their carers. All places that provide NHS care or adult social care are expected to follow the new standard. This includes your GP and hospital. It has been over a year since the Standard came into force. The Accessible Information Standard… Read More

UK National LGBT Survey

The UK Government Equalities Office has launched an online national LGBT survey. The anonymous survey is quick to complete – takes no more than 15 minutes and is for people who are: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex, or have a minority sexual orientation or gender identity 16 years old or over living in the… Read More

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Bulletin

The latest Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Bulletin has been published by the team. It is a bi-monthly publication which covers a range of equality issues to enable staff, patients and community services to deliver human rights focussed healthcare. In this issue we look at mental health in the workplace and communication support services for patients.… Read More