Welcome to VERCIDA website.

Skip to main content
Enable Recite to make this website accessible

Camden and Islington NHS Celebrates Diversity Week!

Category: Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace, Trust, Celebration, launching, inspiring, champion, launch, diversity week

The words 'Diversity & Inclusion' on red VERCIDA background

C&I Diversity Week and Conference

C&I Trust launched its first ever Diversity Week at the end of last year, to celebrate and champion diversity within the Trust.

Many inspiring local events happened during the week including:

  • Authentic ethnic dishes served each day of the week, to   service users and staff at both St Pancras and Highgate sites. 
  •  The Nubian Users Forum organised a Black History Month and World Mental Health Event.  Speakers included Ulanah Morris (Tutor from C&I Recovery College) and Patrick Vernon (NED).
  •  Staff wore their ethnic/cultural traditional dress to work.
  • Diversity Conference hosted by Network for Change (BME Staff Network). 73 attendees signed the register.  Our Chair Leisha Fullick opened the Conference. 

We heard from guest speakers, Dame Donna Kinnair (Director of Nursing, Policy & Practice at RCN), Dr Habib Naqvi (Workforce Race Equality Standard Policy Lead, NHS England) and Wellington Makala (Deputy Director Mental Health Acute Services and BME Ambassador at North East London Foundation Trust).

The Panel discussion was led by Sandra McGhee (Head of Occupational Therapy & Art Therapy) and Conference was closed by Sally Quinn (Director of Human Resources & Organisational Development. 

The C&I Diversity & Inclusion Conference gave us the opportunity to focus on collaboration, innovation and the role played by diversity and inclusion in achieving this. Verbal feedback was positive and a work plan from the panel discussion is to be developed.

Vercida logo

VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please email info@vercida.com for more information.

Learn more about this employer

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

Inclusive features

  • Staff Network Group
  • Dependency (Parenting & Carers)
  • Home & Flexible Working

Section with Articles you might like

See all articles

You will receive an email with link to reset your password.

Enter your new password