Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Act Statement
At Integrated Care 24 (IC24) we are committed to ensuring that no modern slavery or human trafficking takes place in any part of our business or our Supply chain. This statement sets out actions taken by IC24 to understand all potential modern slavery and human trafficking risks and to implement effective systems and controls.
Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires us to set out the steps that we have taken to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in our supply chain, and in any part of our business.
2. Organisational Structure
IC24 provides a comprehensive range of urgent primary care services for approximately six million people across the following locations:
Our annual turnover to the year ended 30th June 2022 was £76 million. We delivered three 111 services from our three care co-ordination centres and OOH care was provided from circa 50 bases across the localities. In addition, IC24 provide:
Our workforce comprises of circa. 1100 people including both clinical and non-clinical colleagues.
3. Our Policy on Slavery and Human Trafficking
IC24 have internal policies and procedures in place that assess supplier risk in relation to the potential for modern slavery or human trafficking. We review our suppliers to identify those which represent highest risk by considering, size, nature of service and type of products supplied. We then aim to achieve assurance from at least 80% of these high-risk suppliers by asking them to affirm their compliance with the modern slavery and human trafficking act within their own organisation, sub-contracting arrangements and supply chain.
All members of staff have a personal responsibility for the successful prevention of slavery and human trafficking with the Finance Department taking responsibility for overall compliance.
4. Due Diligence
To identify and mitigate the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our own business and our supply chain we:
Modern Slavery is one of our essential learning modules that all colleagues are expected to complete in IC24. This was launched in July 2018 as part of the implementation of our new Learning Management system.
IC24 considers the principal risks related to slavery and human trafficking and identifies them as:
The aim of this statement is to demonstrate that IC24 follows good practice and all reasonable steps are taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking.
7. Board of Directors’ Approval
The Board of Directors has considered and approved this statement on 31st May 2023 and will continue to support the requirements of the legislation.