Armed Forces reservists community connect  - 26 May 2022

Our regular collaborative online forum for those managing, championing or supporting Armed Forces reservists in the NHS.

General information

26 May 2022 10:30 - 11:30 GMT
Open to all

Following the success of our virtual community connect sessions throughout 2021, we’re pleased to be offering a further series of online events for 2022.  

The sessions include themed presentations, guest speakers, open discussion and plenty of opportunities to ask questions and share good practice.   

At the session on 26 May we introduced our new Armed Forces reservists toolkit, a practical aid for managers to help them understand and support reservists in the workforce. 

Community connect offers the opportunity to: 

  • hear presentations on key themes around supporting Armed Forces reservist in NHS organisations

  • share ideas and success, and network with fellow Armed Forces champions 

  • discuss the challenges facing NHS organisations 

  • receive guidance on how to build your organisation’s reputation as an Armed Forces-friendly employer 

  • receive programme updates from the NHS Employers’ Armed Forces team. 

Benefits of attendance include: 

  • making your Armed Forces commitment public   

  • enhancing your organisation’s recruitment activities   

  • helping to create a more supportive workplace environment   

  • becoming a strong advocate for Armed Forces reservists 

  • building external networks across the NHS.

For more information about these sessions and to enquire about future events, please email: armedforces@nhsemployers.org.