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Health Services: Sikhs

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 3743, tabled on 17 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help tackle anti-Sikh discrimination in healthcare settings.

Answered on

24 May 2022

All National Health Service providers must comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty, which requires an organisation to have due regard to eliminating discrimination when carrying out its activities. The NHS Standard Contract also contains requirements on equity of access, equality and non-discrimination.