Services Search

News

Everyday medicines

People in Norfolk and Waveney are being urged not to ask their doctor for everyday medicines like paracetamol as part of a new campaign.

08/12/2017

New services set to launch

New out of hospital services which will make sure patients receive the right care as close to home as possible will be introduced in south Waveney early next year thanks to an £1.3m investment.

01/12/2017

Equality and Diversity


NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG has a duty to remove discrimination and promote equality across all of its functions, including the delivery of services and the CCG’s employment practices.  As part of this duty, NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG is required to develop equality schemes – documents that outline what actions we will take to ensure that individuals, communities and staff are treated equitably.

A member of the Governing Body has responsibility to champion equality and diversity as part of the decision making process.

Equality Delivery System (EDS)

The Equality Delivery System (EDS) was formally launched in November 2011. 

The main purpose of the EDS is to help NHS organisations improve how they look after the interests of patients, staff and members of the public who have characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010. By using the EDS, NHS organisations can also be helped to deliver on the public sector Equality Duty (PSED). For more information on the EDS please click below

http://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/gov/edc/eds/

 

Legislation

The Equality Act 2010 brings together all previous equality legalisation into one single Act simplifying the law and strengthening it in important ways to help tackle discrimination and inequality.  The Act, which came into force in April 2011, includes a new publish sector equality duty replacing the separate duties relating to race, disability and gender equality.

Accessible information

The Accessible Information Standard aims to make sure that people have access to information that they can understand and any communication support they might need. All organisations that provide NHS or adult social care must follow the Accessible Information Standard by law.

Bookmark and Share
Beccles House
1 Common Lane North
Beccles, Suffolk
NR34 9BN
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
01502 719 500
01502 719 874
gywccg.your-views-matter@nhs.net
Facebook logo    Twitter logo    YouTube logo    Flickr logo

GP Practice and Staff Members' Login



register | reset password