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Department of Health & Social Care open consultation: Reforming the Mental Health Act

January 26, 2021 – by Equally Ours.

In 2017 the government asked for an independent review of the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA), to look at how it’s used and to suggest ways to improve it.

The review’s final report said that the MHA does not always work as well as it should for patients, their families and their carers.

We’re now proposing a wide range of changes to rebalance the MHA, to put patients at the centre of decisions about their own care and ensure everyone is treated equally.

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Special Hertfordshire BAMER Funding Masterclass

Project development –Open discussion

Wednesday 10th March from 5.30pm to 7pm

Opportunities and ideas for BAMER organisations.

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Our Services

We act as a hub for knowledge on equality and diversity and everything we do will be underpinned by integrity, collaboration and partnership.

Discrimination

The Race Relations Act is concerned with people’s actions and the effects of their actions

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Stop & Search

Have you been a subject of Hate Crime or Stop and Search?
 

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Policy Development / Training

HEC encourages the implementation of policies and procedures designed to eliminate discrimination

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Campaign / Black Lives Matter

HEC – board of trustees from different communities wish to issue a message of "solidarity" after “Black Lives Matters”

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Research / Data

Hertfordshire Equality Council have produced the statistics for information
 

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Equality Toolkit

To help you achieve your equality goals we have produced set of tools to help your organisation

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About Us

The Hertfordshire Equality Council provides support and scrutiny to public sector organisations, the community and voluntary sector; bringing them together to share ideas and take action.

We act as a hub for knowledge on equality and diversity and everything we do will be underpinned by integrity, collaboration and partnership.

We work with our partners to make Hertfordshire a place where everyone is treated fairly, with dignity and respect and where good community relations are encouraged and celebrated.

The aims of Hertfordshire Equality Council have been developed by a range of community organisations in Hertfordshire and may change as the council develops and works out its key priorities.

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Always There To Help You

Our volunteers are the lifeblood of our organisation. Thank you to all of our volunteers, past and present for the hard work and inspiration that’s brought us to this point. Come and volunteer for us and we promise you

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