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Local Ambulance LGBT Networks

Each NHS Ambulance Service has a LGBT Network and a range of support mechanisms. In this section you can find out more about each network and how you can connect with them. Working with local networks we can also provide some information about other local services and support mechanisms.

London Ambulance Service

LAS LGBT Network

Chairperson

Lee Hyett-Powell
Quality, Governance & Assurance Manager
Lee.Hyett@lond-amb.nhs.uk

Deputy Chairperson

Alex Ewings
Sector Senior Clinical Lead
Alex.Ewings@lond-amb.nhs.uk

Jules Lockett
Practice Learning Manager – 999 Operations
Julia.Lockett@lond-amb.nhs.uk

Trust Support Provider

PAM Assist
08000 882 4102

Staff Network

The LAS LGBT Network was originally established since the year 2000 and has seen the co-chairs be mentored and supported into posts on any given changeover of colleague, which has allowed the success to build with the experience of others.

The network is actively engaged with local organisations offering awareness courses to support colleagues and patients alike.

The network has been successful each year in our application process to Pride in London, with us always having more colleagues than allocated places, demonstrating the inclusivity of our workforce and the heart of the city of London that we serve.

As a network we have the support of our board and a senior leadership sponsor who offers us that direct feedback, support and mentoring to ensure we are continually supported.

More recently we have expanded our support for more representatives across all elements of the trust to support local areas and to reach more people through community engagement.

Additional Support

The LAS occupational health provider have a 24 hour contact number for any situations that may arise:

0800 882 4102

Our Peer LINC network is available on the emergency contact number below:

0207 922 7539

Our Freedom to Speak Up Guardian is part of our network representatives and accessed below:

Katy Crichton – speakup@lond-amb.nhs.uk

Local Information

There are a number of local / national organisations who are available to offer health and support to LGBT colleagues in our local London areas, some of these are offered below:

Mind – Lambeth & Southwark – 0207 501 9203
Mind – Hammersmith & Fulham – 0207 747 0580
Mind – Hackney – 0208 985 4239
Mind – Greenwich – 0208 853 1735
Mind – Brent – 0207 604 5177

Samaritans – 116 123

Burrell St Clinic (sexual Health / NHS) – 0207 188 6666
Sexual Health London (SHL) - https://www.shl.uk/ 

Terrence Higgins Trust (adviser line) – 0808 802 1221
Switchboard (LGBT Helpline) – 0300 330 0630

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