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Covid-19 equality impact assessment

We use equality impact assessments (EqIAs) as a tool to show our work complies with equalities legislation. They help us to understand the effects of our activities on different groups of people and any actions we need to take as a result.

We're sharing our EqIA as it's likely to be of useful to other people in health and social care.

Read our most recent Covid-19 equality impact assessment

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We'll update this document regularly, as long as we'e taking on activity to respond to the pandemic and support the professions. You can view our previous versions below:

Together in practice: A celebration of the contribution of Black Nurses and Midwives to the NHS

As part of Black History Month our BMe network, the NMC employee network for black, minority ethnic colleagues and friends, developed a webinar focusing on the celebration of the contribution of black nurses and midwives to the NHS.

We heard from:

  • Dame Donna Kinnair – RCN Chief Executive and General Secretary
  • Yvonne Coghill CBE – Deputy President of RCN
  • Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu – Emeritus Professor of Nursing at University of West London
  • Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE - Chief Midwifery Officer for England

Watch this webinar

During this webinar, the image disappears at 1hr 15mins. This was because of a technical fault, but you can still listen to the rest of the webinar.