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Disability and Neurodiversity Colleague Network

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:

  • BAME
  • LGBT+
  • women

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