We have been delivering a programme of research & development, with our client and partner organisations, on equality, diversity and inclusion.
We have been working with the Addiction Recovery Agency (ARA) to help increase engagement with equalities communities.
We have been working in partnership with Safer Bristol to produce an ‘Equality and Diversity Toolkit’ for substance misuse services. We have produced an ‘Equalities Standard’, ‘Good Practice Guidance’, Fact Sheets, a DVD and an online resource. Click onto the links below to access the resources.
Download the ‘Good Practice Guidance’ click here
Download the ‘Equalities Standard’ click here
Download the Fact Sheets (positive images, monitoring and evaluation, consulting with equalities communities, training, policy and procedures, representation and participation) click here
View interviews conducted whilst developing the ‘Equality and Diversity Toolkit’ DVD on Diversity Trust TV
To read the Equality & Diversity Toolkit Evaluation Report click here
We have been working with the Safer Bristol Partnership Substance Misuse Team to develop a workshop for substance misuse service providers on tackling stigma and discrimination. The workshop arose as a need when developing the Equality and Diversity Toolkit (see above). To download the resources please click onto the links.
Tackling Stigma and Discrimination presentation slides (requires MS PowerPoint) click here
Human Bingo (requires MS PowerPoint) click here
Assertiveness handout for practice sessions (requires MS Word) click here
If you would like to enquire about providing facilitated half-day workshops on tackling stigma and discrimination please email
We have been working with health and social care service providers to increase the profile of equality and diversity within health and social care services. To download the logo click here to download the poster click here
NHS Somerset and Somerset LINk jointly commissioned the Diversity Trust to research the experiences of health and social care with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans (LGB and Trans) communities in Somerset. Here are the results:
Access free LGB&T training materials and resources click here
North Bristol Hospitals Trust (NBT) commissioned us to produce a report and action plan on ‘Involving and Consulting ’hard to reach’ patient groups’. Here are the results:
Safer Bristol commissioned us to make recommendations on the monitoring of gender identity and sexual orientation and to identify the prevalence and patterns of substance use amongst LGB and Trans communities, and to make recommendations to improve access to services for LGB and Trans communities. Here are the results:
Download a pdf of the Executive Summary click here
We supported the University of Bristol to produce a report and resources ‘Secret Loves, Hidden Lives’. ‘Secret Loves’ explores the lives and gender and sexuality identities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans people with learning difficulties and learning disabilities. To download a copy of the Executive Summary report please click here
For copies of the report and resources please email
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Date: Sunday 30th April 2017, 7-9pm
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