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These pages provide information aimed at supporting providers of drug treatment services to meet the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 aims to harmonise the previous legislation alongside the introduction of new provisions around ensuring clarity over the effects of discrimination and defining which social groups are specifically protected.

Providers of drug treatment services will need to assess how their policies will impact on equality including the publication of evidence that an equality analysis has been undertaken.

Read further information and links to guidance on the Equality Act 2010.

The NTA Equality Analysis Checklist

The NTA has produced a guide that drug treatment services may find useful. This quick check-list is meant to help agencies assess their current compliance with the Equality Act 2010, and should be used to support locally-owned processes in conjunction with other pieces of relevant guidance.

Read further information on the checklist.

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