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Taking action about discrimination in health and care services

This section explains what you can do if a healthcare or care provider has unlawfully discriminated against you.

What can you do about discrimination?

Explains what kinds of action you can take if you have been discriminated against when accessing health- and care services.

Complaining about discrimination

Explains how you can make a formal or informal complaint if you have been discriminated against when accessing health- and care services.

Taking legal action

Explains how to take legal action if you have been discriminated against when accessing health- and care services.

Taking action against a public authority

Explains how to take action against a public authority (including local authorities or NHS-funded bodies) if you have been discriminated against when accessing health and care services.

Protecting your human rights

Explains the duty of public authorities to protect your human rights when providing health and care services.

Complaining about discrimination in care services - chart

Chart showing the complaints procedure for discrimination in care services.

Complaining about discrimination in health services - chart

Chart showing the complaints procedure for discrimination in health services.