Equality, Diversity and Human Rights

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality, diversity and Human Rights in its day to day treatment to all staff, patients and visitors regardless of race, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or social class.

Equality and Diversity Training forms part of our staff mandatory training programme for all Barnsley Hospital staff.

bev-web Beverley Powell – Equality and Diversity Advisor


The Trust has adopted the Equality Delivery System (EDS).

E&D Leadership

The Trust has an Equality and Diversity Strategic Steering Group which is chaired by the Director of HR and OD which meet on a quarterly basis.

The service is managed by Beverly Powell, the Trusts Equality and Diversity Advisor.

2013 Diversity Calendar

The Look Ahead 2013 online Diversity Calendar contains over 260 important dates including holy days, special events, months and bank holidays.

It also has great quotes on life and popular ‘Diversity Perspectives’ every month.