Our Disability and Neurodiversity network is one of our lived experience colleague networks. Its aim is to give a voice to our colleagues who have a disability, neurodiverse condition, or long-term health condition. This is a group that is currently under-represented at senior levels in the NHSBSA.
This network feeds into the wider diversity and inclusion colleague network and links with our other lived experience colleague networks, which are:
The purpose of the Disability and Neurodiversity Colleague Network is to:
- provide a space for colleagues who have a disability, neurodiverse condition, or a long-term health condition to come together as a support network for one another
- be a 'critical friend' of the NHSBSA, to help identify issues and barriers in relation to NHSBSA policies, procedures, and practices
- promote disability and neurodiverse-specific awareness and learning across the NHSBSA
- be visible role models across the NHSBSA