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Equality and Human Rights

The Business Services Organisation (BSO) Equality Unit provides a high-quality bespoke Equality and Human Rights service to support our partners in delivering better health and wellbeing outcomes for Northern Ireland’s diverse population and in developing their recruitment and employment practices to become Employers for Choice for a diverse workforce.

The Equality Unit currently provides services to:

Organisation  Website 
Blood Transfusion Service www.nibts.hscni.net
Business Services Organisation
SPPG (formerly Health and Social Care Board) www.online.hscni.net
NI Guardian Ad Litem Agency www.nigala.hscni.net
NI Medical and Dental Training Agency www.nimdta.gov.uk
NI Practice and Education Council for Nursing and Midwifery www.nipec.hscni.net
Northern Ireland Social Care Council www.niscc.info
Patient and Client Council www.pcc-ni.net
Public Health Agency www.publichealth.hscni.net
Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority www.rqia.org.uk
Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland www.safeguardingni.org

 The services provided by the BSO Equality Unit include:

  • Expert advice and guidance on statutory obligations and compliance with relevant equality, disability and human rights legislation, including one-to-one support on equality screening and equality impact assessments.
  • Developing, organising, delivering and evaluating training.
  • Supporting clients in consultations and engagement with external stakeholders.
  • Developing joint good practice initiatives and supporting clients in their delivery.
  • Supporting clients in the development, delivery and review of their Equality and Disability Action Plans.
  • Coordinating the drafting and submission of statutory reports, such as the Annual Progress Report to the Equality Commission on implementation of Section 75 and the disability duties.

 


  • Contact Us

    Equality Unit

    Address: Business Services Organisation

              2 Franklin Street

              Belfast

              BT2 8DQ

    Email: Equality.unit@hscni.net

    Telephone: 028 95363961