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LGBT
Challenging the default Dr Michael Brady encourages everyone to make simple changes in order to create more inclusive workplaces that genuinely embrace the LGBT community.
Being an LGBT leader in the NHS Chris Oliver is Chief Operating Officer at Mid Cheshire Hospitals. He has written this blog as a reflection on inclusivity within the NHS and what it’s like being an openly gay man and a senior leader in the NHS. 
LGBT+ history month 2020 Dr Anna Einarsdóttir, senior lecturer at the University of York, Anna shares her thoughts on the LGBT+ networks research project.
What pride means to me Steven Trowbridge a project manager on the transforming care programme at NHS England tells us why Pride is so important.
Disability
Listening to the voices of disabled staff 

Equality and diversity lead Chris Rowlands talks about the importance of listening to the voices of disabled staff.

Some people are disabled get over it Paul Deemer, head of diversity and inclusion at NHS Employers highlights the importance of challenging cultural and attitudinal barriers that stop so many people with disabilities in the workplace fulfilling their true potential each day.
Collecting and analysing WDES data  Paul Deemer, head of diversity and inclusion at NHS Employers talks about the new Workforce Disability Equality Standard and why it is vital that pay and reward colleagues collect and analyse data to support this.
BME   
Tapping into the lived experience of BME staff Dr Habib Naqvi reflects on the links between the Workorce Race Equality Standard, workforce representation, staff engagement and patient satisfaction. 
Steps in the right direction - the WRES frontline  Tasmeen Warr from University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust shares some insights on the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) frontline forum.
Religion  
Pastoral, religious and spiritual support for all Mohamed Jogi, programme manager for the diversity and inclusion team at NHS Employers, shares his reflections following attendance at a pastoral symposium.
D&I partners programme  

Empowering us to make equality improvements

Ruth Dolby from Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust sharing her experiences of the diversity and inclusion partners programme.
Equality  
Ensuring equality in pay progression systems Alice Sorby and Yemisi Osibote who are staff-side and management side co-chairs of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group (part of the NHS Staff Council), share insights on the importance of partnership working to ensure pay progression equality.

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