LGBTQI+ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans. The plus stands for all other sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sexual characteristics. Including (but not limited to) asexual, intersex, non‑binary, pansexual, queer or questioning.
Many people experience discrimination through social exclusion and harassment because of their Age, Disability, Gender Reassignment, Pregnancy and Maternity, Race, Religion and Belief, Sex and Sexual Orientation.
At NHS Fife we recognise our responsibility to challenge and change this to achieve the highest standards of equality. We are committed to being a proactive agent for change, so we see equality and diversity at the heart of everything we do.
By investing in equality and diversity NHS Fife aims to improve services and patient care.
- Ensure that our staff and service users are in a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment.
- Ensure that our services are accessible to all communities across Fife.
- Promote health and well-being for all people.
- Attract, train, promote and support a workforce that is diverse and representative of general society.