Dialysis patients can be subjected to unfair treatment at work - although most are treated fairly.
There are three Acts of Parliament which introduce and provide a means of enforcing rights preventing discrimination against disabled people:- The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) Act 1999 and the Equality and Human Rights Commission Act 2010, which has largely replaced the earlier legislation. However, the Disability Equality Duty in the DDA continues to apply.
Patients and Employers should visit http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/ for further information.
The National Kidney Federation cannot accept responsibility for information provided. The above is for guidance only. Although this information was correct in August 2010, the coalition government are planning radical reforms to the UK State Benefit system.