Equalities and Diversity Group


11 / 3 / 2011 3.42pm

The Equalities and Diversity Group (EDG) is a national technical group of the NHS Staff Council and works to deliver the equality agenda. The EDG works in partnership and prepares an annual work programme which is agreed by the executive of the NHS Staff Council.

Further details on the remit of the group. 

The table below lists the employer representatives who sit on the EDG. 


Job title


Yemisi Oluyede (employer representatives chair)

Head of Workforce Health, Diversity and Equality Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Ludlow Johnson

Equality and Diversity Manager

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Kate Milton Senior Equality and Health Inequality Manager - Workforce Regional Coordinator - South

NHS England

 Balwinder Kaur

Equality and Inclusion Manager

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust

Charlotte Johnson Head of Education, Learning & Development Services Whittington Health
Andrea Smith Equality & Diversity Manager Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Ricky Somal
Equality & Diversity Lead
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
The Scottish Government, Welsh Assembly Government and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) are also represented on the Equalities and Diversity Group.

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