LGBT Newsletter - LGBT+ newsletter from Guy's and St Thomas' https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/ en-us 14 Feb 2020 04:28:30 GMT 14 Feb 2020 04:28:30 GMT https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/rss.xml Newsweaver lgbtnetwork@gstt.nhs.uk (Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital) support@newsweaver.ie (Newsweaver) 60 true LGBT History Month https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1btaowf7mm5?rss=true February is LGBT History Month. To mark the occasion, we are throwing two events at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy some of our legendary rainbow cake, as well as meeting colleagues from the LGBT+ network. We're also absolutely delighted to announce that on Wednesday 26 February, we will be joined by activist, former actor and Stonewall co-founder Lord Michael Cashman. Lord Michael will be joining us to talk about his career, his activism, his new book and what it was like to be part of the first ever gay kiss on British television on Eastenders in the 1980s. You and your colleagues will also be able to sign up to receive one of our Rainbow Badges at our events. 11am-2pm, Wednesday 26 February, Central Hall, St Thomas' 11am-2pm, Friday 28 February, Atrium 1, Guy's 04 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT 677a06164d95e6f90673f0ce74055e44 Training and events <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">February is LGBT History Month. To mark the occasion, we are throwing two events at Guy’s and St Thomas’.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy some of our legendary rainbow cake, as well as meeting colleagues from the LGBT+ network.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">We're also absolutely delighted to announce that on Wednesday 26 February, we will be joined by activist, former actor and Stonewall co-founder Lord Michael Cashman. Lord Michael will be joining us to talk about his career, his activism, his new book and what it was like to be part of the first ever gay kiss on British television on Eastenders in the 1980s.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">You and your colleagues will also be able to sign up to receive one of our Rainbow Badges at our events.</span></p> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">11am-2pm, Wednesday 26 February, Central Hall, St Thomas' </span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">11am-2pm, Friday 28 February, Atrium 1, Guy's</span></li> </ul> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/2f54127d3891d73218be2a59/cashman_%20michael%20-%20author%20photo%20_c_%20nikki%20powell.jpg Our next meeting https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/dote1ua0yul?rss=true It’s the perfect time to get involved as we will be discussing plans for this year’s Pride, as well as other forthcoming LGBT+ network events. Meeting: 5-6pm, Thursday 26 March, Emily McManus Lounge, Guy's Social: 6pm onwards, Thursday 26 March, social event in The Vaults (staff bar) 04 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT 5f467fd13f42bcec267de85d819de879 Training and events <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">It’s the perfect time to get involved as we will be discussing plans for this year’s Pride, as well as other forthcoming LGBT+ network events.</span></p> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Meeting: 5-6pm, Thursday 26 March, Emily McManus Lounge, Guy's</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Social: 6pm onwards, Thursday 26 March, social event in The Vaults (staff bar)</span></li> </ul> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/3a99e719546beec188efca5d/nhs%20badge.jpeg Rainbow Badges – we want to hear from you! https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1jo4ed7bw71?rss=true How has wearing your Rainbow Badge opened up conversations with patients and staff? We’re on the lookout for stories about the positive impact our Rainbow Badges are having on the Trust. If you have a story to tell, we’d love to hear from you. Email: lgbtnetwork@gstt.nhs.uk [ LGBTNetwork@gstt.nhs.uk ] 11 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT 79ec286d54495a79e91a680ad35aa532 Training and events <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">How has wearing your Rainbow Badge opened up conversations with patients and staff?</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">We’re on the lookout for stories about the positive impact our Rainbow Badges are having on the Trust.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">If you have a story to tell, we’d love to hear from you. Email: <a href="mailto:LGBTNetwork@gstt.nhs.uk">lgbtnetwork@gstt.nhs.uk</a></span></p> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/aa90ff9db8de48cfa2d75934/3733_nurse%20holding%20nhs%20rainbow%20badge_2.jpg We're looking for a new Co-Chair https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/5rgz4ljpf90?rss=true After several years as the Network's Co-Chair, Eric Pirozzoli has left Guy's and St Thomas' for new adventures at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. We'll miss Eric's hard work and dedication and wish him all the best for the future. Jayne continues as Co-Chair, but if you're passionate about the needs of LGBT staff and patients and think you'd also make a good Co-Chair, why not put yourself forward? If you'd like to express your interest in this completely voluntary role, please email lgbtnetwork@gstt.nhs.uk [ lgbtnetwork@gstt.nhs.uk ] by Friday 28 February with a short supporting statement outlining why you're interested in the role and what you think you would bring to it. Feel free to get in touch if you'd like any further information. 14 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT b4284423107d66b29fe890b0734ff693 Training and events <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">After several years as the Network's Co-Chair, Eric Pirozzoli has left Guy's and St Thomas' for new adventures at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. </span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">We'll miss Eric's hard work and dedication and wish him all the best for the future. </span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Jayne continues as Co-Chair, but if you're passionate about the needs of LGBT staff and patients and think you'd also make a good Co-Chair, why not put yourself forward?</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">If you'd like to express your interest in this completely voluntary role, please email <a href="mailto:lgbtnetwork@gstt.nhs.uk">lgbtnetwork@gstt.nhs.uk</a> by Friday 28 February with a short supporting statement outlining why you're interested in the role and what you think you would bring to it. Feel free to get in touch if you'd like any further information.</span></p> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/3f65389242e9452cfa27a0f4/img_3.jpeg Upcoming hackathon https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1c2uwwrds5f?rss=true The Trust is set to host the fourth of this series of hackathons, organised by the equality, diversity and inclusion team. It will focus on 'Recovery' and will look at what to do after an incident involving disrespectful behaviour. When: 10am-12 noon, Thursday 12 March Where: Burfoot Court Room, Guy's If you’re interested in taking part, please email organisationaldevelopmentteam@gstt.nhs.uk [ organisationaldevelopmentteam@gstt.nhs.uk ] to book your place. 11 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT ee1416eba57a2bc5d00f53a15a7a09b7 Training and events <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The Trust is set to host the fourth of this series of hackathons, organised by the equality, diversity and inclusion team. It will focus on 'Recovery' and will look at what to do after an incident involving disrespectful behaviour.</span></p> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">When: 10am-12 noon, Thursday 12 March</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Where: Burfoot Court Room, Guy's</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">If you’re interested in taking part, please email <a href="mailto:organisationaldevelopmentteam@gstt.nhs.uk">organisationaldevelopmentteam@gstt.nhs.uk</a> to book your place.</span></p> <p> </p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"><img align="center" src="http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/aac4e5bc2865e0b4a5ec3b96/hackathon.jpg" width="426" height="104" alt="" /></span></p> London Frontrunners https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/exqdw9ddtsb?rss=true Did you know London Frontrunners are an inclusive LGBT running club, who meet four times a week? Their Monday run starts The Castle Centre (SE1 6FG) which is equidistant between Guy’s and St Thomas’. The first three runs with the club are free, so if you’d like to try it out before becoming a member, you can find more information at: https://londonfrontrunners.org/ [ https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1acgs99628s/external ]. 11 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT 40b393f443ecf38261b1996286fd2495 Training and events <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Did you know London Frontrunners are an inclusive LGBT running club, who meet four times a week? Their Monday run starts The Castle Centre (SE1 6FG) which is equidistant between Guy’s and St Thomas’.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The first three runs with the club are free, so if you’d like to try it out before becoming a member, you can find more information at: <a href="https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1acgs99628s/external">https://londonfrontrunners.org/</a>.</span></p> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/8d97406106d8867d39c7425b/run-with-us-768x512.png Guy’s and St Thomas’ Staff Disability Forum https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/r4etfuo9why?rss=true It’s an exciting time to be a part of the Staff Disability Forum as they refresh their ambitions, branding and membership. If you are passionate about supporting staff who have a disability, or you have a disability yourself, come along to their next meeting to find out more: When: 2-4pm, Thursday 20 February Where: Seminar Room 1, Physiotherapy department, 3rd floor Lambeth Wing, St Thomas' 11 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT add1f3a2930fbdaa28f3f56ce8f5e687 Training and events <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">It’s an exciting time to be a part of the Staff Disability Forum as they refresh their ambitions, branding and membership. If you are passionate about supporting staff who have a disability, or you have a disability yourself, come along to their next meeting to find out more:</span></p> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">When: 2-4pm, Thursday 20 February</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Where: Seminar Room 1, Physiotherapy department, 3rd floor Lambeth Wing, St Thomas'</span></li> </ul> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/63b139d5752531dd680f8cfd/disability%20forum.jpg HIV, Stigma and Resistance https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1am3za9omxy?rss=true This LGBT History Month panel brings together academics to present their research on HIV, stigma, and activist/academic strategies of resistance. Wednesday 19 Feb @ 6pm - 7.30pm London School of Economics CLM.4.02, Clement House The Strand London, WC2R 1DH More information and tickets [ https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1f80fff4u05/external ]. 19 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT d4993239482149935d848903e1fc57a4 Training and events 2 <style type="text/css"><!-- p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; font-kerning: none; color: #9e4a2f; -webkit-text-stroke: 0px #9e4a2f} span.s3 {font: 10.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; text-decoration: underline ; font-kerning: none; color: #9e4a2f; -webkit-text-stroke: 0px #9e4a2f} --></style> <p class="p1"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">This LGBT History Month panel brings together academics to present their research on HIV, stigma, and activist/academic strategies of resistance.</span></p> <p class="p1"> </p> <p class="p1"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Wednesday 19 Feb @ 6pm - 7.30pm</span></p> <p class="p1"> </p> <p class="p1"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">London School of Economics</span><br /><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">CLM.4.02, Clement House</span><br /><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The Strand</span><br /><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">London, WC2R 1DH</span></p> <p class="p1"> </p> <p class="p1"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"><a href="https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1f80fff4u05/external">More information and tickets</a>.</span></p> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/f46c4826ce253bef7b5ca71b/1200px-red_ribbon.svg.png Pride in STEM - Out Thinkers LGBT History Month 2020 https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1ao2bh79h1n?rss=true Pride in STEM celebrates LGBT History month 2020. Hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry, a dazzling array speakers will be delving into queer science history, and other fascinating technical subjects. Tuesday 25 February @ 6pm - 9pm Royal Society Of Chemistry Piccadilly London W1J 0BA More information and tickets [ https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/ies2lrt4k72/external ]. 25 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT 38c10c6790bb919da50402b93867fef5 Training and events 2 <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Pride in STEM celebrates LGBT History month 2020. Hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry, a dazzling array speakers will be delving into queer science history, and other fascinating technical subjects.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Tuesday 25 February @ 6pm - 9pm</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Royal Society Of Chemistry</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Piccadilly </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">London </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">W1J 0BA </span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"><a href="https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/ies2lrt4k72/external">More information and tickets</a>.</span></p> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/1b4dab200fa28116699d2399/cropped-14305489_616669931835161_1176363182722578488_o.png Bisexual Health Awarness Month https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/xgtbre9bbmc?rss=true Bisexual Health Awareness Month [ https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/siv4rotil10/external ] takes place through March and is dedicated to raising awareness about the startling disparities that the bisexual community faces in terms of both physical and mental health. 01 Mar 2020 12:00:00 GMT 4f013aa9d44b4ac1ec6325f51a663249 Training and events 2 <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"><a href="https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/siv4rotil10/external">Bisexual Health Awareness Month</a> takes place through March and is dedicated to raising awareness about the startling disparities that the bisexual community faces in terms of both physical and mental health.</span></p> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/632406d9f60948791b81b797/download.png LGBTQ+ women's health event for International Women's Week https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1th13xmo3wn?rss=true The aim of this event is to raise awareness about LGBTQ+ women’s health inequalities. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about the Mayor’s approach to health equality, and from a range of speakers including Professor Catherine Meads, Professor of Health, Angela Ruskin University, Vicky Hobart, Head of Health at the Greater London Authority, and interact with a panel of health professionals, chaired by Dr Ronx Ikharia. Tuesday 10 March @ 10am - 1pm City Hall The Queen's Walk London SE1 2AA To express your interest in attending, please contact kiran.moritz@london.gov.uk [ kiran.moritz@london.gov.uk ]. 10 Mar 2020 12:00:00 GMT a03e60adaed911106a64cc8c522d628e Training and events 2 <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The aim of this event is to raise awareness about LGBTQ+ women’s health inequalities.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about the Mayor’s approach to health equality, and from a range of speakers including Professor Catherine Meads, Professor of Health, Angela Ruskin University, Vicky Hobart, Head of Health at the Greater London Authority, and interact with a panel of health professionals, chaired by Dr Ronx Ikharia.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Tuesday 10 March @ 10am - 1pm</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">City Hall</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The Queen's Walk</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">London SE1 2AA</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">To express your interest in attending, please contact <a href="mailto:kiran.moritz@london.gov.uk">kiran.moritz@london.gov.uk</a>. </span></p> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/6935c8b2a397dd85a9b36db6/london_city_hall.jpg BFI Flare https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/bhehk37uwao?rss=true The BFI's annual LGBTQ+ film festival takes place from 18 - 29 March. The 2020 programme will be announced on 18 February. More information [ https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1oesbmjvd57/external ]. 18 Mar 2020 12:00:00 GMT 6c801d94e452a11c8a7baf29ac395c18 Training and events 2 <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The BFI's annual LGBTQ+ film festival takes place from 18 - 29 March. </span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The 2020 programme will be announced on 18 February.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"><a href="https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/1oesbmjvd57/external">More information</a>.</span></p> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/fdd683232780f5414d6685f5/bfiflare.jpg International Transgender Day of Visibility https://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/connecttraining/s9665ufvvyg?rss=true March 31 is a day to show your support for the trans community. It brings attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the globe while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans community. 31 Mar 2020 12:00:00 BST 2a3b801c4d0262a4201fbc23922f30ff Training and events 2 <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">March 31 is a day to show your support for the trans community.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">It brings attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the globe while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans community.</span></p> http://guysstthomashospital.newsweaver.co.uk/files/1/14211/150545/6293040/1da956cefc44b6142adc12a4/download.jfif