Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group


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

You can find more information in the terms of reference.

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


Job title


Yemisi Oluyede (employer representatives chair)

Head of Workforce Health, Diversity and Equality Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
 Tina Daniels Equality and Diversity Lead Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
 Rano Bains Head of Equality and Diversity  Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
 Dave Corbin Head of Equality and Diversity Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
 Paul Singh Equality and Diversity Lead Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
 Emma Allen  Equality and Diversity Lead  Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

 Balwinder Everitt and

 Michelle Dunne

 EDI Managers  NHS Birmingham and Solihull  Clinical Commissioning Group

 Balwinder Kaur

Equality and Inclusion Manager

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust

 Serita Bonsignore   Business Partner, Diversity and Inclusion  St Andrew's Healthcare
 Ludlow Johnson  Equality and Diversity Manager  South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust

The Scottish Government, Welsh Assembly Government and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) are also represented on the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group.

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