Introduction to Human Learning Systems 

Date: 20 July 2021

Time: 15:00 - 16:30

Virtual Platform: Zoom 

Category: Primary Care

In this introduction to Human Learning Systems, we argue for a better way of delivering public services, more in-tune with the real world. The workshop is ideal for people leading and delivering work at neighbourhood and place to improve population health outcomes and as such relevant to the work and ambitions of primary care. The Human Learning system approach is an accessible introduction to complexity and will provide a framework to build effective collaborations and networks across boundaries and bring together all the elements of the system by which outcomes are made. 

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EDI Leads & Staff Networks: The Power of Partnership 

Date: 21 July 2021

Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Virtual Platform: Teams

Category: Bitesize Leadership

This workshop will help networks leaders and those supporting them to gain a fresh understanding of the following:

  • The purpose of the network;
  • How to strengthen the position/structure of the network;
  • The tools to help the network be more effective

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LGBT+ Awareness 

Date: 28 July 2021

Time: 12noon - 13:00

Virtual Platform: Teams 

Category: Bitesize Leadership

An interactive session which aims to raise awareness of issues relating to gender identity, sexual orientation and the health inequalities faced by LGBT+ people, including practical advice on how to use language which is accurate about, respectful to and inclusive of LGBT+ patients and staff. Participants will:

  • Improve their understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Gain a basic understanding of the law as it relates to LGBT+ people and the NHS
  • Understand some of the inequalities LGBT+ people have faced in the past, and continue to face
  • Learn how some of the language we often use at work can exclude LGBT+ people, and how we can change that. 

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Language and Disability: Communicating Inclusively with Disabled people

Date: 4 August 2021

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Virtual Platform: Teams

Category: Bitesize Leadership

This Lunch and Learn session will cover:

  • The language we use to talk about disability can often be oppressive and outdated
  • What does the phrase 'special needs' convey? Calling disabled people 'special' alienates them from society, since they are seen as different. How about words like 'hearing disorder', 'wheelchair-bound' and 'handicapped'? What are the different connotations of the expression 'disabled people' versus 'people with disabilities'?
  • How can we identify oppressive language? How can we avoid it? Join Erk Gunce for an open discussion on the language of disability, where Erk will also share some of his own experiences as a disabled person 

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Building Psychological Safety in Hybrid World 

Date: 18 August 2021

Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Virtual Platform: Teams

Category: Bitesize Leadership

Following on from our successful bite-size sessions where we draw on a topical article to explore practical implications, in this Lunch and Learn session we will be exploring Psychological Safety in a Hybrid world.

We will be drawing on the Harvard Business Review article by Amy Edmondson and Mark Mortensen (see below) to consider how we as leaders/managers can contribute to the building of psychological safety in our own organisations.

https://hbr.org/2021/04/what-psychological-safety-looks-like-in-a-hybrid-workplace 

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Turning the Perception of Disability Upside Down - My Story 

Date: 19 August 2021

Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Virtual Platform: Teams

Category: Bite size Leadership

Cheryl Gascoigne will speak to you about her experience of adversity and how she has used this to enhance her life and that of others around her.

"As an adult with end stage kidney failure I faced a lot of unknowns. However what I recognised quickly was that this shift in my life need not be negative and that my lived experience would could drive positive change." 

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