Our services

We provide:

Guidance on policy and legislation

  • Knowledge and guidance regarding equality and human rights legislation – including alerts on changes and updates
  • Equality advice and guidance to ensure ‘due regard’ is given in line with the Public Sector Equality Duty (Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010)
  • Annual reports in line with the Public Sector Equality duty
  • Guidance and support for NHS mandated legal requirements, such as the Accessible Information Standard and Workforce Race Equality Standard
  • Guidance and support in planning for forthcoming legislative requirements, such as the Workforce Disability Equality Standard (preparatory year 2017)

Strategy and planning

  • Proactive strategic and operational support – including strategy and action plan development
  • Damage limitation – advice and support to manage adverse public reaction or media coverage

Assessments and training

  • A full range of assessments including Equality Impact and Risk (EIRA), Human Rights and Health Inequalities
  • Advice and training or your team on how to carry out these assessments
  • Expertise in equality performance management, including the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS2), with training packages for staff and community graders

Innovative online solutions

  • Secure, online system for recording Equality Impact and Risk Assessments - U Assure
  • User friendly
  • Online and secure
  • Shared and managed access
  • Document control
  • User support
  • Robust processes and integrated checks

NHS specific services

Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Kingston House
438-450 High Street
West Bromwich
West Midlands
B70 9LD

Tel: 0121 612 3895
E-Mail: midlands.lancashire@nhs.net

Our other locations