Equality & Diversity in Healthcare

A course covering vital elements of equality & diversity in health & social care, including inclusion at the workplace, relevant legislation surrounding discrimination, anti-bullying policies, and whistleblowing.

£8.00 £5.00

This course is CPD accredited #1008050 and is worth 1 CPD Credit.

This course will give health & social care professionals an important insight into equality & diversity. It will look at the legislation governing equality in the workplace and anti-discrimination laws, including The Equality Act (2010) and The Human Rights Act (1998). It will also cover common healthcare inequalities, the benefits of diversity in healthcare, and whistleblowing policies.

Course Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Defining key terms
  • The Human Rights Act (1998)
  • The Equality Act (2010)
  • Dignity at Work & Bullying at Work Policies
  • The Public Sector Equality Duty
  • Healthcare inequalities
  • The benefits of diversity in healthcare
  • Raising a concern at work
  • Whistleblowing
  • Summary
  • End of course quiz.


Learning Objectives:

  • Define the key terms ‘Equality,’ ‘Diversity,’ ‘Inclusion,’ and ‘Human Rights’
  • Understand crucial equality legislation including The Human Rights Act, The Equality Act, and The Public Sector Equality Duty
  • List the nine ‘protected characteristics’
  • Understand your right to be free from bullying and harassment while at work
  • Be aware of common inequalities in the health sector
  • Understand how to promote equality in the workplace
  • Know the benefits of diversity in healthcare
  • Know how to raise a concern at work
  • Understand the concept of ‘whistleblowing’ and your protections under whistleblowing policies.


This course has been mapped to the Skills for Health UK Core Skills Training Framework subject “Equality & Diversity”.

You can view this course on The CPD Group website by clicking this link.

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