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Mediscan's Modern Slavery Act Statement

Mediscan Diagnostic Services is committed to ensuring that slavery and human trafficking have no place in our business operations or supply chains. This statement is made pursuant to Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps we have taken to prevent these abhorrent practices from occurring within our organization.

Our Company

Mediscan Diagnostic Services is an accredited NHS supplier and part of the UK government initiative to enhance the services ordered by GP practices, accelerating patient diagnosis and its management. We provide Ultrasound, Audiology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, and Endoscopy services.. We strive to conduct our business with integrity, ethical standards, and respect for human rights. We recognize that slavery and human trafficking are grave violations of human dignity and are wholly incompatible with our values and principles.

Our Policies and Procedures

We have implemented robust policies and procedures to prevent slavery and human trafficking in all aspects of our operations. These include, but are not limited to:

Supplier Code of Conduct: We have established a Supplier Code of Conduct that sets out our expectations regarding human rights, labor practices, and ethical standards. We require all our suppliers to comply with this code and conduct regular assessments to ensure adherence.

Supplier Due Diligence: We conduct thorough due diligence on potential suppliers to assess the risk of slavery and human trafficking in their operations and supply chains. This includes reviewing their policies, practices, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Employee Code of Conduct: Our employees are required to comply with a comprehensive code of conduct that prohibits any form of slavery, forced labor, or human trafficking. We provide regular training to ensure awareness and understanding of these policies and the risks associated with these practices.

Whistleblowing Policy: We maintain a confidential reporting mechanism to encourage employees, suppliers, and stakeholders to report any concerns related to slavery, human trafficking, or other unethical practices. We investigate all reports promptly and take appropriate action if necessary.

Risk Assessments: We conduct ongoing risk assessments to identify and mitigate any risks of slavery or human trafficking in our business activities and supply chains. We prioritize high-risk areas and take immediate action to address any identified vulnerabilities.

Continuous Improvement: We are committed to continuously improving our practices and procedures to combat slavery and human trafficking. We regularly review and update our policies to reflect changes in legislation and best practices.

Our Supply Chains

We recognize that our responsibility extends beyond our own operations and includes the businesses we work with. We work closely with our suppliers to ensure they share our commitment to eradicating slavery and human trafficking. We seek to build long-term relationships with suppliers who demonstrate high ethical standards and a proactive approach to these issues.

Training and Awareness

We provide regular training to our employees to raise awareness about the risks of slavery and human trafficking and ensure they understand their role in identifying and preventing such practices. We also engage with our suppliers and stakeholders to promote a culture of transparency, accountability, and respect for human rights.

Future Steps

We will continue to enhance our efforts to combat slavery and human trafficking. We will strengthen our due diligence processes, expand training programs, and collaborate with industry partners and organizations to drive positive change.

This statement has been approved by Dr. Noman Ehsan, Director/CEO, on behalf of Mediscan Diagnostic Services and will be reviewed annually to ensure its effectiveness and alignment with the evolving legal and regulatory landscape.


Sustainability Statement

Mediscan Diagnostic Services firmly believes in supporting the Climate and the NHS in achieving net zero with its environmental objectives and green agenda. We are proud to commit to ensuring efficient and responsible delivery of services across the NHS and healthcare services.

We understand how the impact of climate change is detrimental to the underlying foundation of good health that contributes to a wide spectrum of illnesses. We will work with stakeholders, suppliers, and partners in further reducing our carbon emissions and ensure we remain committed to tackling climate change and addressing social, economic and health inequities and remain vigilant in decarbonising our services and related activities.


Mediscan has two aims:


  • To achieve net zero status by 2030 for emissions we directly control

  • By 2045 ensure we achieve net zero status for emissions we can influence 


We will implement measures such as:

  • Continuously review methods of travel and promote alternative, sustainable, and environmentally friendly methods as appropriate 

  • Engage with stake holders and source ethical healthcare products and devices.

  • Invest in service digital, on and utilizing the latest technology to deliver enhanced outcomes for service-users ensuring a lasting and positive impact on the environment. 

At Mediscan we are communally developing and reviewing measures to implement across our organising to further de-carbonise our footprint.

Carbon Reduction Statement

Commitment to achieving Net Zero : 

MSP is committed to achieving Net Zero emissions by 2035 for emissions we control directly and by 2045 ensure we achieve net zero status for emissions we can influence.

Baseline Emissions Footprint 

Baseline Year: 2022

Additional Details relating to the Baseline Emissions calculations.

The baseline emission values are derived from Jan-22 to Dec-22

Baseline year emissions:



Scope 1

Modular & Mobile unit powered generators: oil and gas Company vehicles: Petrol and diesel



Scope 2

Electricity, steam, heat & cooling

Modular & Mobile unit powered generators: oil and gas Transportation: HGV and lorries



Scope 3

(Included Sources)

Employee Vehicles:

Work from home employees: Gas & electricity 



Total Emissions


Emissions reduction targets : 

In order to continue our progress to achieving Net Zero, we have adopted the below carbon reduction targets.

We project that carbon emissions will decrease over the next five years to 1,500 tCO2e by 2028. This is a reduction of 67%

Carbon Reduction Projects : 

Completed Carbon Reduction Initiatives

The following environmental management measures and projects have been completed or implemented by Mediscan. These initiatives and projects will be reviewed continually and will be in place when enforcing contracts as appropriate.


  • Sustainability and environmental lead co-ordinator

  • Review of current energy supplies with a view to move towards 100% renewable energy.

  • Utilising energy efficient and LED lighting in all new buildings 

  • Where possible recycling schemes to reduce waste and consumption e.g. waste disposal, reducing single use plastics and increasing recyclability of products

  • The introduction of cycle to work schemes to reduce air pollution. 

  • Utilising low carbon vehicles and transition into an all hybrid/electric fleet for MSPL staff members


Declaration and Sign Off : 

This Carbon Reduction Plan has been completed in accordance with PPN 06/21 and associated guidance and reporting standard for Carbon Reduction Plans.

Emissions will be reported and recorded in accordance with the published reporting standard for Carbon Reduction Plans and the GHG Reporting Protocol corporate standard[1] and uses the appropriate Government emission conversion factors for greenhouse gas company reporting[2].

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