Diversion & Inclusion in Pharmacy – Dealing with disabilities in pharmacy: Are we doing enough?

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  •  November 23, 2021
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm



Aim of series: to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the NI pharmacy profession that aims to cultivate a safe and inclusive workplace environment; keeps us in step with our increasingly diversified workforce and population; and supports current and future workforce needs.

Part 3: Dealing with disabilities in pharmacy: Are we doing enough?

Event Speakers & Sessions

  • Harpreet Chana, Former National Level Pharmacist, now Leadership & Wellbeing Coach – Pharmacy, burnout and me
  • Rachel Power, AMH Works Manager, Action Mental Health, – Keynote Address, Building Resilience at Work
  • Anita Cawley FRPharmS, Chief Governance Officer and Co-founder at Aptus Clinical Ltd & Trustee – Pharmacist Support and Warrington Disability Partnership –  Attitudes to physical disability may have changed but do the barriers still exist?
  • Louise McGregor, Advice and Compliance Officer, Equality Commission NI – Employment law focus: the disability agenda
  • Karen Smith MIEP, Head of Contracted Services, Disability Action NI – Disability employment: creating a more inclusive pharmacy workforce
  • Rhoda Walker, Chair, Northern Ireland Rare Disease Partnership – Caring for rare disease patients

Participants are drawn from the NI pharmacy profession, pharmacy employers, pharmacy representative bodies and key stakeholders.

View full programme details and agenda EDI Webinar 3

Learning outcomes – Webinar 3

At the end of this webinar, you should be able to:

  • understand how to better support people with intellectual and physical disabilities
  • contribute to creating working environments and relationships where mental health is a priority
  • improve your understanding of how to support rare disease patients
  • identify key legislation and practice related to disability equality and anti-discrimination
  • signpost what support is available for staff facing disability discrimination
  • foster a mutually supportive work environment that includes staff with disabilities

The learning outcomes from this webinar can contribute to your CPD portfolio

When: Tuesday 23 November, 7.00 – 8.30pm

Where: Zoom

Admission is strictly by registration only.

Zoom link and log in details will be emailed to delegates 24 hours prior to the event.

If you have not received the login details in advance, contact Sharon Bell m. 07951 044876  sharon.bell@psni.org.uk  (please check your junk email in the first instance).

Previous Webinars

  • Webinar 1: The case for inclusion and handling race – 23 March 2021
  • Webinar 2: Gender & equality of opportunity – 27 July 2021
    Full details of both webinars including event video recordings are available at: