Diversity & Inclusion in NI Pharmacy – Creating the right culture

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  • EDI Part 1
    March 23, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This 3-part webinar series aims to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the NI pharmacy profession to cultivate a safe and inclusive workplace environment, keeps in step with our increasingly diversifying workforce and population, and supports current and future workforce needs.

Part 1: The case for inclusion and handling race

Event Speakers & Sessions

  • Eamon O’Donnell, Pharmacy Forum NI Vice-Chair & Chair of Forum Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Working Group – Welcome and Introductions
  • Mark Fenton, CEO & Founder, MASF Consulting – Keynote address, Why Diversity & Inclusion is good for your business
  • Naimah Callachand, Editor – clinical and custom content at Chemist + Druggist – Microaggressions explained
  • Cathy Harrison, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Department of Health – Plugging the Workforce Gap
  • Lola Dabiri, N.Ireland & Scotland lead, UK Black Pharmacists Association – Biased behaviour in the workplace – How can the pharmacy team be better supported? 
  • Frank Fleming, Equality Commission NI – Keeping within the law
  • Andrew Cheung, Hospital Pharmacist, Belfast Trust, Incoming EDI Working Group Chair – Closing remarks

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

View full programme details and agenda EDI Webinar 1

Learning outcomes – Webinar 1

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

  • identify factors to consider with regards to equality, diversity, human rights and inclusion
  • successfully prospect for diversity and make the most of its benefits for your organisation
  • learn what support is available for staff facing racial discrimination and how we can foster a mutually supportive work environment
  • understand the key legislation regarding human rights, equality and anti-discrimination

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

When: Tue 23 March, 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).

Upcoming Webinars

  • Webinar 2: Tuesday 29 June @7-8.30pm: Gender at work and equality of opportunity
  • Webinar 3: Tuesday 23 November @7-8:30pm: Dealing with disability (inc. mental & physical health) in pharmacy: Are we doing enough?