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Trans Health & Justice

Dr Jon Bashford is doing work on how the health and social care needs of trans offenders are being met in the criminal justice system. This work will lead to a report for NHS England, who are responsible for commissioning health services in large parts of the criminal justice system. The project involves a review of […]

British society more elitist than ever

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty (SMCP) Commission report “Elitist Britain?” presents analysis on the background of 4,000 leaders in politics, business, the media and other aspects of public life in the UK. “This research highlights a dramatic over-representation of those educated at independent schools and Oxbridge across the institutions that have such a profound […]

From Cradle to the Grave a Tale of two communities

This remarkable video brings to life some of the issues faced by the Gypsy and Traveller communities when trying to access healthcare. Tweet This Post

Big Society impact on equalities

Open for All? The changing nature of equality under big society and localism (January 2012) is a report presenting new research undertaken between February and October 2011 by the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) and the Centre for Local Policy Studies (CLPS) at Edge Hill University. Commissioned by Voluntary Sector North West (VSNW) and […]

NHS Equality Delivery System launched

On 10th November, 2011 the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS) was launched in Leicester.  The EDS has been Initiated by the NHS Equality and Diversity Council (EDC) which was established in 2009 to provide strategic support the NHS in order to deliver better outcomes for patients, comply with the Equality Act 2010, ensure services and work places are personal, fair […]