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Welcome to Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) Equality , Diversity and Inclusion home page. LPT is committed to ensuring equality and inclusion are central to the way we deliver healthcare services to our patients and support staff to deliver those services by meeting patient needs. Our aim is to eliminate health inequalities and promote equal access for all.
Read our 2021 to 2025 EDI strategy
The Trust serves the diverse communities of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and strives to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote equality of opportunity. Please refer to the Trust’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy in the document library for more information.
Our commitment is to promote equality and diversity in the delivery of our services and towards creating a workforce that is representative of the population we serve.
As a provider of mental health and learning disability services, we are aware of the problems and distress caused by stigma, perception and discrimination. We have a collective duty to tackle and promote more positive attitudes and behaviour.
LPT as an Inclusive Employer
The Trust has an obligation under the Equality Act 2010 to address health inequalities whilst being a fair and equitable employer.
Equality Delivery System 2 outlines our responsibilities for promoting equality in everything we do.
Our Due Regard toolkit provides guidance on how to integrate equality, diversity and inclusion into services, policies, and processes.
We publish equality information periodically in line with statutory requirements:
Publication of Equality Information
Workforce Disability Equality Standard
Workforce Race Equality Standard
Support is available for our patients, colleagues and service users below:
MAPLE Staff Network Guides (Dyslexia, Autism)