Lucy Titterton is a programme coordinator at the East Midlands Leadership Academy. To mark Pride season, Lucy shares her personal experiences of bi-erasure and biphobia and why the NHS inclusion agenda must be truly inclusive and intersectional if it is to represent all members of the LGBT+ community equally.Continue reading ““Biphobia is very real, and it often feels a lot like invalidation.””
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Ian MacIntyre is head of digital at the NHS Leadership Academy and completed the Nye Bevan programme in September 2018. In his blog, Ian tells us about the profound impact the programme has had on his professional and personal life.
The #hellomynameis campaign was created by Dr. Kate Granger MBE, a registrar in elderly medicine who had terminal cancer, and her husband Chris Pointon. They started the campaign in August 2013 after Kate became frustrated with the number of staff who failed to introduce themselves to her when she was an inpatient with post-operative sepsis. Almost six years on, the campaign is supported by over 150 NHS trusts and organisations worldwide, reaching as far as New Zealand. On the third anniversary of Dr. Granger’s passing, we look back at a blog by Chris where he talks to the Academy about his experience of leadership within the NHS.
Onika Patrick-Redhead, Adult and Specialist Directorate deputy admin manager at Cambridgeshire Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, tells us how the Stepping Up programme has given her the confidence to be more visible within her organisation and to actively tell her story.
Daniel Gooding, staff nurse at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital discusses how the Edward Jenner programme helped him to develop his current leadership skills, giving him the confidence to establish the Student Nurse Project.