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Equality impact assessments (analyses) published since April 2011

The Department takes a proportionate approach to meeting its Equality Duty.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Department takes a proportionate approach to meeting its Equality Duty. For each function or policy that has the potential to have a substantial effect on discrimination or equality of opportunity, must consider the three aims of the public sector equality duty as part of  the decision making process. Some of this work is published in the form of equality impact assessments or analysis. Links to equality impact assessments (analyses) that have been published by the Department since April 2011 can be found below.

Date Title

Dec-11 Allied health professional referral to treatment revised guide 2011

Dec-11 NHS standard contracts for acute hospital, mental health & learning disabilities, community services and care homes 2012-13

Dec-11 NHS Outcomes Framework 2012-13

Dec-11 Management of HIV-infected healthcare workers

Nov-11 Cold Weather Plan for England

Nov-11 A framework for technology enhanced learning

Oct-11 Market entry by means of pharmaceutical needs assessments and quality and performance (market exit)

Oct-11 Liberating the NHS: Greater choice and control - Choice of named consultant-led team

Oct-11 Implementing a ‘Duty of Candour’; a new contractual requirement on providers

Oct-11 Healthy lives, healthy people: a call to action on obesity in England

Sept-11 Proposals to introduce independent prescribing by podiatrists

 Sept-11 Proposals to introduce independent prescribing by physiotherapists

 Sept-11 Health and Social Care Bill 2011 (revised) 

 Aug-11 Liberating the NHS: An Information Revolution

 Aug-11 End of Life Care Strategy: Third Annual Report

 July-11 Working for personalised care: a framework for supporting personal assistants working in adult social care

 July-11  The NHS standard contracts for acute hospital, mental health, community and ambulance services and supporting guidance 2011-12

 July-11 National Dementia Strategy Equalities Action Plan 

 July-11 Consultation on Allocation Options for distribution of additional funding to local authorities for: Local HealthWatch, NHS Complaints Advocacy, PCT Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

 July-11  A new value-based approach to the pricing of branded medicines: Government response to consultation

 Jun-11 NHS Operating Framework 2010-11

 Jun-11 Implementing the Overseas Visitors Hospital Charging Regulations 2011 

May-11 Allied Health Professionals Service Improvement Project

May-11 Health Lives Healthy People: Our strategy for public health in England

 Apr-11 Transparency in outcomes: a framework for quality in adult social care

 Apr-11 Heatwave Plan for England

 Apr-11 Changing Behaviour, Improving Outcomes: A new social marketing strategy for public health 

Published 31 January 2012