Equality and Diversity Policy

The Medical Council is firmly committed to promoting the principles of equality and diversity in all its services and operations and dealings with members of the public, registered medical practitioners, employees, prospective employees, suppliers and contractors.

The Medical Council wholeheartedly supports the principles of equal opportunities and seeks to ensure that the organisation respects and includes everyone and that no one is treated less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital or family status, sexual orientation, religious belief, age, disability race or membership of the Travelling Community.

The Medical Council also recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing a working environment that is free from any form of discrimination and victimisation on any grounds.  Any form of discrimination or victimisation is neither acceptable nor tolerable.   The Medical Council will treat seriously all complaints of discrimination or victimisation made by members of the public, registered medical practitioners, employees, prospective employees, suppliers, contractors or other third parties and will take action where appropriate.

All Council members, Committee members, employees and those who act on the Medical Council’s behalf are required to adhere to this statement when undertaking their duties or when representing the Medical Council.