Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Events

This page will be updated regularly with EDI related training, webinars and awareness events taking place mainly online, many of which are organised by the NHS nationwide. Keep an eye on this page to stay up to date with a variety of informative and engaging events.

We will also share details of any UHP EDI or Staff Networks Events on this page.


Online Webinars organised by NHS England and Health Education England taking place on MS Teams

This session will cover some basics around LGBTQI+ inclusion including terminology, understanding the acronym, pronouns and why they matter. There will be some tips for you to help in your inclusion journey.

This learning session will give you a good basic introduction to what is equality, diversity and inclusion; have an awareness of the legal implications of the Equality Act; why representation is important and will end by giving you some steps to start your own inclusion journey. Short presentation with time for questions afterwards.

This learning session will look at how we process information and introduce you to what unconscious bias is and how it works. We will look at a handful of different biases to aid your understanding and look at what the challenges of unconscious bias are. We will finish by going through the things you can do to assist you in taking those first steps away from unconscious bias to conscious inclusion.


LGBTQ+ Leaders Network, NHS Confederation. Leading for all: Supporting Trans and Non-binary Staff in Healthcare Webinar - 6 June at 10am

Join us at a launch webinar for the Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders Network’s trans allyship report. We will be sharing key recommendations on how to be an effective ally to trans and non-binary people, hearing from those involved in this report and sharing the lived experience of trans and non-binary people in the healthcare workforce. There will also be time for a short Q&A with our guest speakers. Book your place here.


Pride Month Ask Me Anything Webinar - 16 June 12pm to 1pm

Ever had a question about the LGBTQ+ community but didn't know where to find the answer? Join our panel of NHS Staff for an open and honest discussion on everything LGBTQ+ in celebration of Pride Month! This is a safe and judgement-free space for all the questions you might otherwise think are silly or inappropriate to ask. Register for the Ask Me Anything Webinar here.


LGBTQIA+ Awareness e-learning programme

This elearning programme is intended to raise awareness of the equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) challenges that our lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual and other (LGBTQIA+) colleagues might face. It explores what you, as an ally, can do to mitigate against them in a proactive manner and support a more inclusive culture. Find out more and access the LGBTQIA+ Awareness - elearning for healthcare.

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