Mental Health Network LGBTQ+ workforce visibility podcast

Listen to the MHN's EDI podcast on LGBTQ+ visibility in the healthcare workforce.

31 October 2019

In this Mental Health Network podcast on equality, diversity and inclusion in the NHS, we focus on LGBTQ+ visibility in the workforce. Recorded in September, this two-part podcast hears from Peter Molyneux, chair, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as he interviews:

Part 1

• Adam Doyle, Chief Executive Officer, Sussex and East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Groups

• Anna Einarsdottir, Senior Lecturer, York University

• Tara Hewitt, Group Equality & Inclusion Programme Manager at Northern Care

Part 2

• Simon Blake OBE, Chief Executive, Mental Health First Aid England

• Carolyn Regan, Chief Executive, West London NHS Trust

• Alfredo Thompson, Workforce Programmes Director, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Our panels discuss their experiences of being openly LGBTQ+ throughout their careers, how visibility has changed during this time, their advice to those looking advance their careers as visibly LGBTQ+ and their hopes for the future of the healthcare workforce.