Supporting the LGBTQ+ population tweet chat: Allyship

The latest in our series of tweet chats explored allyship for LGBTQ+ colleagues.

General information

27 September 2021 18:30 - 19:30 GMT
Open to all


This tweet chat considered how we can support the LGBTQ+ population by being supportive allies.

Chaired by Dr Layla McCay, director of policy at NHS Confederation and co-chair of the Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders’ Network, and Tara Hewitt, group head of equality, diversity and inclusion at Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, the tweet chat:

  • explored what makes a good ally
  • discussed what more can be done to improve trans and non-binary allyship
  • explored the barriers to being an effective ally
  • was an opportunity to share allyship learning and good practice.