Consultation on delivering equality, improving diversity and fostering inclusion: our strategy for change 2021 – 2026

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We want your views

Wheel with the three themes of our strategy. Theme 1 is ‘To make regulatory decisions that are demonstrably fair and lawful, and so free from discrimination and bias’. Theme 2 is ‘To use our standards to proactively help tackle discrimination in all pharmacy settings and to make sure everyone can access person-centred care, fostering equality in health outcomes’ Theme 3 is ‘To lead by example and demonstrate best practice within our organisation, holding ourselves to the same high standards we expect of others’.
 

We are consulting on our draft strategy for how we deliver equality, improve diversity and foster inclusion

 

The 12-week consultation seeks views on our proposals to be more proactive and joined up in using our regulatory influence and levers to help reform the structures and practices that maintain inequality and discrimination within pharmacy and pharmacy regulation.

 

About our draft strategy

 

Our proposals set out three key themes to help transform the GPhC’s approach to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI):

  • To make regulatory decisions that are demonstrably fair, lawful, and so free from discrimination and bias;
  • To use our standards to proactively help tackle discrimination in all pharmacy settings and make sure everyone can access person-centred care, fostering equality of health outcomes;
  • To lead by example and demonstrate best practice within our organisation, holding ourselves to the same high standards we expect of others.

Each theme is underpinned by a series of objectives and strategic outcomes, to help evaluate and measure the success of any changes.

Our proposed strategy emphasises the importance of taking a proactive approach to equality, diversity and inclusion, while improvements to the way data and insights are collected and analysed are being made.

 

Have your say

 

The consultation is open for 12 weeks until 12 July 2021 and we welcome responses from anyone with an interest in EDI. In particular, we are interested to hear the views of patients, the public and pharmacy professionals.

The survey takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete
and it offers the option to save your responses and to return to complete the survey at a later time.

Questions marked with an asterisk (*) require a response. If you do not have a response to a question marked with an asterisk (*), please select ‘don’t know’.

 

Please read the consultation document and respond to our survey now

 

We look forward to hearing your views.

 

Read the consultation document to see our strategy in full [PDF 1.1 MB]

Read the consultation document in Welsh [PDF 1.1 MB]

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