Leadership Academy

Ready Now: positive action to realise the potential of senior BME leaders

“I think it is a good time to remind people of the differences between positive action and positive discrimination” – Yvonne Coghill

In support of a Race Equality Standard

“Let’s look at the evidence that has made Simon Stevens and the EDC support a race equality standard” – Yvonne Coghill

Being a nurse is being a leader

“Imagine my delight when I received an email informing me I had made it onto the inaugural list of the country‚Äôs most influential nurses” Yvonne Coghill

Why the NHS needs diversity advisors

“I believe diversity leads, equality advisors, inclusion leads; call them what you like, do a sterling job” – Yvonne Coghill

The equality lines

“It made me think about people with learning difficulties and other disabilities and how as a society we very often neglect their needs” – Yvonne Coghill

LGBT: Let’s Be Great Together

“Ultimately, it is not only the sensible thing to do; it is right thing to do by our patients, staff and our NHS.” – Yvonne Coghill

The BME list

“Congratulations to all the pioneers on this list – I salute you” – Yvonne Coghill

Black history month heroes: Nelson Mandela

“It wouldn’t be right for me to write about black heroes without writing about the most well-known and well-loved black hero of our age” – Yvonne Coghill

Black history month heroes: Stevie Wonder

“Writing for Black History Month has made me think about the truly amazing people from black and ethnic minority (BME) backgrounds” – Yvonne Coghill