The Equality Act 2010, gives NHS organisations the opportunity to work towards eliminating discrimination and reducing inequalities in care. The NHS has clear values and principles about equality and fairness. Laws under the Equality Act sets out that all patients should be treated as an individual with respect and dignity. The surgery is committed to upholding these principles to ensure its healthcare service is fair and equitable.
More details can be obtained on the NHS choices website at www.nhs.uk.