Corporate social responsibility (CSR)

We are a socially responsible organisation, constantly looking for new ways to embed sustainability, social impact, and ethics into what we do. 

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Our commitment to CSR

Our commitment to CSR includes:

  • being environmentally friendly
  • supporting our communities through volunteering
  • ethical procurement practices
  • training and mentoring
  • offering apprenticeships for people from underrepresented groups.

You can read more about our plans in our Corporate strategy 2021–25.

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CSR progress over time

You can find out more about the progress we made with our CSR agenda over time in our annual reports: 


Tackling climate change – even regulators have roles to play

Our Assistant Director for CSR, Jane Durkin, explains how a medical regulator has a role to play in tackling climate change.

Supporting a diverse future workforce

Supporting a diverse future workforce

Widening participation in medical education, and by doing so encouraging a more diverse future workforce, is a key part of our CSR programme. 

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Greener NHS

In October 2020, the NHS became the world’s first health service to commit to reaching net zero, in response to the threat climate change poses to everyone’s health. Discover how the NHS is becoming greener.