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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.
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.
The Trust has an obligation under the Equality Act 2010 to address health inequalities whilst being a fair and equitable employer.
Diversity and Inclusion Approach
Our Diversity and Inclusion Approach for 2017 to 2021 includes our Equality Objectives for the period.