Are you a nominated equality champion or would like to become one?
Are you a network member wanting to create culture change?
Are you interested in finding out more?
Come to our equality champions conference and be inspired.
9.00 Registration /tea and coffee
9.30 Welcome Rasheed Ogunlaru, leading coach and Master of ceremonies
9.45 Julian Emms CEO – From Good to Excellent: our equality goals and vision for 2020
9.55 Respecting the individual: Service users’ perspectives - BME and trans communities
10.10 Diversity in the 21st century
Launch of our Equality Champions’ video
10.30 Learning from the wider NHS – eliminating discrimination in employment – Yvonne Coghill OBE, Director of the Workforce Race Equality Standard
10.50 Tea and coffee break
11.00 Morning Workshops (choice of two)
a) Inspire, Champion, Empower (Rasheed Ogunlaru, Coach)
b) A workplace free from discrimination: good practice in addressing bullying and harassment (Krissy Simmons from the Advice and Concilliation Service, ACAS)
c) Overcoming stigma (Psychologist Matthew Knight and service user Naveed Mir)
d) CQC inspections – what is excellence in diversity and inclusion? Ludlow Johnson, CQC inspector
12.05 Question and Answer panel chaired by Rasheed Ogunlaru
12.40 Buffet lunch
Stands: Staff networks, interpretation and accessible information stalls, mentoring/coaching, leadership programmes
1.15 Human library over lunch:
An audience with Andrew Stonehill Brooks, Chair of Support U, the Thames Valley LGB&T support network – open question forum
Step into my shoes: disabled staff and service user perspectives - Berkshire Healthcare (tbc)
Further speakers to be confirmed.
1.40 Welcome to the afternoon, June Carmichael, Master of ceremonies & Trust diverse role model
1.45 What it means to be an equality champion; disability perspectives : Anne Wafula-Strike, MBE, Paralympic champion
2.10 Showcasing good practice - IAPT and learning disability (tbc)
2.20 – 3.15 Afternoon Workshops (choice of two)
a) Are you being served? – The patient experience from a trans carer perspective and launch of draft clinical guidance
b) Hard to reach? – a state of mind (The art of engaging BME, GRT and other minority communities)
c) The deaf patient experience and the accessible information standard – Panel discussion with Deaf Positives Action
d) Diverse patient needs in Berkshire - the Joint Strategic Needs assessment, Darell Gale, Public Health
3.15 - 3.25 Break time
3.25 – 4.00 Champions in action: regional and corporate equality auditing and improvement planning 2016/17
An opportunity for equality champions and network champions to start working together
- Workshop A West
- Workshop B East
- Workshop C Corporate
4.00 Feedback to the large group
4.15 Thanks and presentation of diversity awards
4.25 Evaluation & close