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Introduction and Background

This policy forms a part of Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH) people strategy to being a great place to work and be a patient, where we listen, empower and value everyone. This policy forms part of Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s (ASPH’s) commitment to create a positive culture of respect for all individuals including staff, patients, their families, and carers as well as community partners. The Trust’s values (the ‘4P’s’) and Staff Pledge are integral to all aspects of day-to-day life in the organisation and underpin the application of all our employment policies and procedures.

The Trust has a duty to promote equality of opportunity and the removal of discrimination where it is found to exist and will apply this policy fairly and consistently irrespective of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, transgender status, caring responsibilities, flexible working status, pregnancy, relationship status, staff association or trade union activity,

Ashford & St. Peter’s wishes to ensure that all staff are treated with dignity and respect, and there is a working environment free from harassment and bullying. Harassment and bullying will not be tolerated at any level.

 

Policy Details

Download: PDF version
Compiled by: Human Resources Department
Ratified by: Trust Executive Committee
Date Ratified: September 2021
Date Issued: October 2021
Review Date: September 2024
Target Audience: Trust employees
Contact name: HR Advisors, Employee Relations Manager, HR Business Partners

 

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