This course is only available to UNISON members.
Employment Anti-Discrimination Law
Legislation is in place to protect members across a range of grounds. This one day workshop will provide information on the various laws which protect people on the grounds of disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation and age. Using cases it will enable participants to better understand when discrimination occurs directly and indirectly. This includes understanding how groups of members can be discriminated against by employers e.g. equal pay and what you can do.
Tutor: Thompsons Solicitors
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
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