BIHR works with public bodies, supporting them to increase their accountability to respect and protect human rights in everything they do, every day.

If your organisation, service or team would like to discuss the possibility of a bespoke session please contact Carlyn Miller on [email protected] 

During the pandemic

During the pandemic we hosting online sessions for people working in health and social care. Find out about our latest sessions here.

We are currently seeking funding to enable us to provide regular online sessions, and to develop information resources for staff in a variety of different roles and sectors. We will update this section as we are able.

You can also access our downloadable resources produced before coronavirus, remembering that the duties on frontline services to respect and protect human rights remains the law. Our resources are available here

In the past few weeks, we have been developing and delivering online bespoke human rights training sessions for local authorities, which addresses the legal changes under the Coronavirus Act, their legal duty under the Human Rights Act and how this affects everyday practice.If your organisation, service or team would like to discuss the possibility of a bespoke session please contact Carlyn Miller on [email protected] 

Our sessions so far ...

  

Human Rights of Staff during the Covid-19 situation ...

In our work with staff over the past few weeks we have noticed two things

1-That public officials during the most difficult of times are seeking out training to ensure that they uphold human rights in everything they do.

2- That every single question asked by a staff member has been about another person’s human rights, never their own.

So our Policy and Programmes Manger Carlyn has put together a blog on the human rights of staff during the Covid-19 situation. 

Read the blog here.