Equality and diversity

As a public body, we publish regular information about what our equality objectives are and how we’re meeting them, to comply with the Equality Act 2010.

PHE equality publications

These publications set out how we have complied with the specific duties under the Act in 2016 and our objectives for 2017 to 2020:

External benchmarking

PHE is a member of the Stonewall Diversity Champions programme and of Race for Opportunity. These organisations are supporting us to identify ways to make PHE an exemplar equality and diversity employer.

Staff support networks

As part of PHE’s commitment to support staff of all backgrounds and to make sure that this is a good place to work for everyone we formally recognise and support the following staff support networks:

  • BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic)
  • disability
  • gender
  • LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender)
  • Muslim network