Diversity & Inclusion in NI Pharmacy – Gender & Equality of Opportunity

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  •  July 27, 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 2: Gender & equality of opportunity

Event Speakers & Sessions

  • Lelly Oboh, Consultant Pharmacist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust Community Health Services & European Mentoring and Coaching Council Coach – Being a diamond
  • Gary Kennedy, Chairman of Greencore Group plc, Connect Group plc and Green REIT plc and Co-chair of Balance for Better Business – Keynote address: Wonder Women
  • Anna McLaughlin, Pharmacist Manager, Thornton’s MediCare, Newcastle, Co. DownWork-life balance: getting it right in community pharmacy
  • Una O’Farrell, Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) regional official for NI – Women supporting Women to usher NI pharmacy forward
  • Frank Fleming, Equality Commission NI – Tackling sex discrimination & promoting equality of opportunity
  • Alexa Moore, TransgenderNI – Supporting transgender people in healthcare

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

View full programme details and agenda EDI Webinar 2 Agenda

Learning outcomes – Webinar 2

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

  • identify key pieces of legislation related to gender equality and anti-discrimination
  • appreciate the untapped potential of women’s life experience to benefit the workplace and business in NI pharmacy
  • describe the benefits of flexible working and job-sharing in practice
  • understand how to support and communicate with transgender patients and members of the public
  • signpost what support is available for staff facing gender and transgender discrimination and how to foster a mutually supportive work environment

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

When: Tue 27 July, 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).

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