NICE is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, eliminating unlawful discrimination and fostering good relations between people with particular protected characteristics and others.
The technology cannot be used in pregnant women. Pregnancy and sex are protected characteristics under the 2010 Equality Act. The device can also not be used in people with uncontrolled body movements. Some people with uncontrolled body movements will be classed as disabled. Disability is a protected characteristic under the 2010 Equality Act.