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Read our case studies to learn how trusts have addressed challenges and improved their performance on LGBT workforce equality. Find out about the approaches taken, the benefits and successes, next steps and top tips. 

Staff Role Model campaign

As part of LGBT History Month 2018, you can read our case study that looks at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust Staff Role Model Campaign. The case study features a role model called Lisa, who came out as a transgender woman in 2009 and has been living full time as a woman since 2014. The campaign helped the trust inspire and engage with staff.

Towards Inclusion Programme

In this case study, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust explains how its Towards Inclusion Programme engages directly with staff from different groups to understand their experiences, and to involve them in identifying improvements that the trust needs to make.

Improving the outcomes of mental health problems among the LGBT community

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust share how it introduced better mental health support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, and improved understanding among local health professionals of the issues faced by them.

Personal, fair and diverse champions at South Essex Partnership University NHS Trust

Read how South Essex Partnership University NHS Trust has implemented the PFD campaign, and how this has helped raise awareness of the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce, including with the trust's board.

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