The psychological safety of staff webinar

On day two of EQW2023, we hosted a webinar on supporting the psychological safety of staff in the NHS.

General information

10 May 2023 12:30 - 13:30 GMT
Open to all

On Wednesday 10 May, we hosted a webinar as part of Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week (EQW2023), focusing on the psychological safety of staff and how to create a positive workplace culture in the NHS. The webinar was led by Paul Deemer, head of diversity and inclusion at NHS Employers. We had a number of panelists join us, who shared valuable insights and tools for supporting your team's wellbeing, including:

  • Sophia Kalpaka - Senior Managing Consultant, Delta Alpha Psi
  • Azmi Peerun - Head of Workforce EDI and Wellbeing, Mid and South Essex Integrated Care System
  • Aliya Rehman - Staff Experience Programme Lead, NHS Employers.

During the webinar we discussed:

  • The benefits of psychological safety in the workplace.
  • Specific behaviours and actions managers and leaders can take to create a culture of psychological safety.
  • Strategies that can be used to foster open communication, trust and collaboration in the workplace.
  • How to create a more inclusive and positive culture in the workplace.

Top tips

Access our top tips on how to create a psychologically safe workplace that improves staff experience and wellbeing.

Slides and recording

Access slides from the presentations.

Watch a recording of the webinar