GP Care is committed to providing high quality services which are available to all and meet our responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act. To demonstrate this GP Care has developed Equality Objectives to ensure our patients, partners and our staff understand how we do things and how we will deliver our priorities. These objectives have been developed in line with relevant Joint Strategic Needs Assessments.
Services are accessible to all
Ensure equality of access to all, including those individuals with specific needs e.g. learning disabilities, mental health needs, sensory impairment, carers
Confident, Competent, well supported staff
Staff will be equipped with the appropriate skills and behaviours for their job, ensuring they can make reasonable adjustments for patients with specific needs
Respecting the interests of patients, commissioners, NHS Providers and actively look for opportunities to improve care pathways for patients and health professionals whilst saving money for the NHS
Raise awareness of Equality