Greater focus on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


Threaded throughout the specialty competencies and focused on in the core modules with the introduction of new competencies and topics. These topics include:

  • equality
  • unconscious bias
  • health inequalities
  • challenging behaviours

The aim is to provide trainees with the knowledge to consider the needs of all patients and the skills to treat every patient as an individual.

This includes:

  • NHS Constitution
    • The NHS provides a comprehensive service, available to all
    • The patient will be at the heart of everything the NHS does
  • NHS Values
    • Working together for patients
    • Respect and dignity
    • Compassion
    • Everyone counts