What is the NHS Equality Delivery System?
The equality delivery system (EDS) is a national tool, designed to help local NHS organisations to review and improve the services they provide for their local communities, consider health inequalities in their area and provide better working environments, free of discrimination, for those who work in the NHS.
What does the equality delivery system mean for the NHS in Richmond?
- embed equality and diversity in our business, contracting, engagement and staff management
- manage our equality and diversity performance working with our community involvement group and Healthwatch
- ensure transparency in the equality information that we publish every year
- ensure accountability of the CCG leadership to local people