New GCC EDI Toolkit published
Following the publication of its EDI policy statement in October, the GCC has now published its new toolkit to help registrants apply the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in their workplace.
Following the publication of its EDI policy statement in October, the GCC has now published a new EDI toolkit to help registrants apply the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in their workplace.
The EDI toolkit will support chiropractors in meeting their legal requirements in treating all patients fairly, with respect, and without discrimination. It aims to ensure that chiropractors feel empowered to foster positive change, provide inclusive and affirming care, and minimise being subject to a Fitness to Practise complaint.
This toolkit is not designed to be a ‘how-to’ guide, nor to encourage EDI to be viewed as a tick-box exercise, but rather to support embedding EDI as part of a cultural approach that is an active and ongoing process.
What’s in the toolkit?
The toolkit, designed in an easy-to-follow format, provides the reader with:
The EDI toolkit was created by Philippa Oakley, chiropractor and GCC EDI Working Group member. Alongside her work as a practising chiropractor, Philippa works extensively with organisations to help them better understand and apply the principles of EDI to meet their particular situations.
The EDI Toolkit is the latest in a series of GCC toolkits to help registrants. Visit our Registrant Resource Centre to download and read our toolkits on Advertising, Social Media and Websites.
Coming soon: New toolkits on professionalism and communications.