NHS Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week – 16-20 May 2016
This year is the fifth NHS Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week, and the theme was Making Change Happen - giving a national platform for NHS organisations to highlight their work to create a fairer, more inclusive NHS for patients and staff.
To recognise the week Birmingham CrossCity CCG held an event at The Muath Trust with the theme of ‘Diversity and Health in Birmingham’. Speakers covered a range of topics and you can access the presentations and resources from the event below. You can also read the event report.
- Jenny Belza, Birmingham CrossCity City CCG - Health and diversity in Birmingham
- Paul Hopkins, Queen Alexandra College. My story of having a visual impairment
- Alison Byrne, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. Female Genital Mutilation in Birmingham - video one and video two
- Asif Afridi, BrAP equality charity. Race inequality and health challenges and opportunities
- Adrian Jones, National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups. Improving health outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities
- Peter Rookes, Birmingham Council of Faiths. Faith and health; the connections.
You can also watch our video, describing the experience of someone from the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller community, on accessing healthcare: