The term ‘visitor’ used below refers to anyone (including patients and their family members, other visitors and contractors) making use of the practice’s premises and services (except employees for whom the Equal Opportunities/Anti-Discrimination (Employment) Policy applies). The practice:
- will ensure that all visitors are treated with dignity and respect
- will promote equality of opportunity between men and women
- will not tolerate any discrimination or perceived discrimination against, or harassment of, any visitor for any reason of age, sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief
- will provide the same treatment and services (including the ability to register with the practice) to any visitor irrespective of age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, medical condition, religion or belief
The practice actively promotes and supports the ethos and the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.