Achieving inclusion through partnership working


17 / 10 / 2013 9.53am

Over 130 delegates from across the public sector will attend the fifth annual national conference in Manchester on Thursday 31 October and Friday 1 November. The delegates include chief executives, directors, managers, community development workers, E&D specialists and HR practitioners.

The conference theme will be 'achieving inclusion through partnership working'. Dean Royles will take part in a workshop and talk about ‘public stewardship’ and how servant leaders build strong sustainable organisations which are held in trust for future generations. Professor Carol Baxter will also take part in a workshop and talk about ‘cultural competence’. Carol will also be part of the end of conference panel. Dean and Carol share the stage with a whole host of other distinguished contributors. Find out more and register your place at the conference.

PFD charter

The signing ceremony will take place on Thursday 31 October and will involve Chief Fire Officer Steve McGuirk of Greater Manchester FRS, Dean Royles, Chief Executive, NHS Employers and Umar Zamman, AFSA - all signing the charters on behalf of their organisations.

PFD awards

The Annual AFSA Personal Fair & Diverse Awards Dinner 2013 offers a unique opportunity to honour the work of individuals and organisations within the UK fire service and also key partners who have dedicated themselves to protecting and promoting the rights of others.

The PFD Awards for 2013 are;

1. Man of the Year
2. Woman of the Year
3. Awards for outstanding contribution to charitable activity
4. Award for outstanding endeavour by an AFSA member
5. Award for champion of equality and diversity
6. Award for leadership in equality and diversity
7. Award for positive action
8. Award for addressing health inequalities in the community

NHS organisation winners will be announced here after the event.

PFD campaign

We've created a vibrant network of champions who are committed to taking action, however small, to create a personal, fair and diverse NHS, and we continue to grow. Find out more.

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