What you said about equality, diversity and inclusion in physiotherapy
In December last year we invited members to share their views and experiences on equality, diversity and inclusion within the profession.
Your input is informing the work we do to develop our EDI strategy, and to promote diversity, equality and inclusion for our members, staff, and patients.
We present here some of the headline findings from the survey;
44% of respondents had experienced or witnessed harassment, victimisation or discrimination in the workplace
Have you experienced or witnessed harassment, victimisation or discrimination while studying or on placement?
- 26% of all respondents
- 35% of respondents with a disability or long-term health condition
- 39% of BAME respondents
Have you experienced or witnessed harassment, victimisation or discrimination in the workplace?:
- 68% BAME respondents
- 57% LGBTQIA+ respondents
- 57% respondents with a disability or LTHC
Which of these characteristics do you believe can lead to differences in the healthcare that people receive?
- Age 83%
- Disability 79%
- Race (of white respondents) 49%
- Race (of BAME respondents) 80%
- Sexual orientation (of heterosexual respondents) 32%
- Sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+ respondents) 64%
Where should the CSP aim to have the most impact in improving equality, diversity and inclusion in the physiotherapy profession?
- Leading the profession 49%
- NHS settings 41%
- Access to training 33%
- Admissions to higher education 33%
- In education and placements 31%
- Influencing career choices 31%
‘I identify similar people to myself in leadership positions’
- 52% of all respondents agree
- 21% of BAME respondents agree
‘I feel able to challenge and speak out against discrimination’
- 50% of all respondents agree
- 37% of BAME respondents agree
See all the data derived from responses to the EDI member survey
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