Marching at Pride as nurses shows we’re improving the NHS for LGBT people
Across the health service there is still a long way to go to stamp out discrimination
Drew Payne’s trust supported him and colleagues to represent the organisation, but across the health service there is still a long way to go to stamp out discrimination
Earlier this month, I did something I have never done before. It isn’t often I get to do something new at my age, but on Saturday 6 July I marched at London Pride openly as a nurse.
I have attended London Pride many times before with friends and LGBT organisations, but never representing my profession. This year, a group of staff from my trust organised to take part in the march, with our employer’s support.
On Pride Saturday, LGBT and non-LGBT colleagues together donned our bright yellow t-shirts with the trust’s name and logo emblazoned across them, took our placards...