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Every month we will be identifying one information pack for you to read and increase your awareness of LGBT issues. This, combined with our hashtag #InformedCare, aims to make our services more inclusive for LGBT patients and staff.

August 2019 - Our Wellbeing Framework

With this increasing focus on wellbing and resilience, it seems like a good time to look at how this works from the persepctive of LGBT ambulance staff. As well as setting out a new framework we consider how mindfulness can help deal with the stresses we face.

Also this month, the Chief Executive's of every United Kindgom NHS Ambulance Service have signed a pledge which commits to improving the mental health and wellbeing of ambulance staff. You can read the full pledge below.

July 2019 - The Meaning of Pride

This pack looks at the changing significance of Pride events over the last 30 years, based on the experiences of people who have attended them.

June 2019 - What if the Importance of Staff Networks?

Responding to feedback in last year's staff survey, this information pack looks at the purpose and importance of staff network.

May 2019 - Celebrating IDAHOBIT Day

Our first information pack looks at what IDAHOBIT Day, which is celebrated on 17 May each year, is and why it is important to LGBT people across the world.

Next Month

Welcome to Conference 2019. West Midlands Ambulance Service welcome us to this years conference.

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