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Improved disability equality at NHS Bradford and Airedale

Author: Rachel Suff

NHS Bradford and Airedale's Disability Standard award 2009 was achieved through a range of initiatives including increased involvement of disabled people, the introduction of a staff disability network and a project to improve the recruitment of people with disabilities.

Key points

  • Since 2007, the most distinguishing factor in NHS Bradford and Airedale's approach to managing disability equality is the growing involvement of disabled people in shaping the culture of the organisation.