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What Can We Do?

History

History

At Present

At Present

What Can We Do?

Session Plan

Conclusion

Learning Outcomes

LGBT+ History month

Healthcare In-Service (2024) #UnderTheScope

LGBT+ History month

The Service

The Workplace

Session Objectives

Learning outcomes

What should you know by the end of this session?

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LGBT+ History Month was founded in 2004 by Schools OUT UK and has been celebrated every February since. It was in response to Section 28 being repealed- the act in 1988 had banned local authorities and school from “promoting homosexuality”.

Understand what LGBT+ History month is and why this year is so important

What Is LGBT+ History Month?

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Recognise influential moments for the LGBT+ community in healthcare in the past and at present

What Change Has Happened?

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Become acquainted with situations that may arise and ways they can be managed

What Situations May Occur?

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Discuss strategies we can implement into out daily habits in support of the LGBT+ community

What Can I Do In Allyship?

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The Work Place

This sub-section discusses LGBT+ History Month in relation to colleagues, working environment, working in healthcare and being a part of the NHS workforce.

The Service

This division addresses LGBT+ History Month in regard to our patient caseload, NHS service users and clinical practice.

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The Service

12.5%

23%

2022 6 Pillars LGBT+ framework

Primary Practice Then

In 2018, 68% of LGBT+ people said their needs as an LGBT+ person were met by their GP .

Primary Practice Now

When this was repeated in 2022, reports were down to 56%.

Past vs present

Research demonstrates areas which have improved, but being LGBT+ is still a health risk factor.

Current areas of improvement

Studies suggest most common issues arise from incorrect assumptions and lack of knowledge.

One in eight LGBT+ people have experienced some form of unequal treatment from healthcare staff because they’re LGBT+.

Almost one in four LGBT+ people have witnessed discriminatory/ negative remarks against LGBT+ people by healthcare staff.

Outlines how to create an inclusive environment; suggesting visible leadership, confident staff, strong knowledge base, non-heteronormative / non-cisnormative approach, responsibility for audit, listen to service users and co-deliver with partners.

it aims to protect against discrimination directly, indirectly, by association, by perception or by harassment.

I had difficulty finding our trust policy on the intranet, but I was able to access that of other trusts. For example, there are policies which clearly outline expectations of how transgender/non-binary patients should be managed.

In 2010, the Equality Act was put in place which required people to eliminate sexual orientation discrimination, advance equality of opportunity for lesbian, gay and bisexual people and foster good relations with LGBT groups.

The Workplace

5%

70%

More than 7 out of 10 feel their trust is inclusive

A study suggested that more than 1 in 20 staff members are LGBT+.

Dr Alan Hart

Poor Awareness

Studies showed physiotherapist had a poor understanding of LGBT+ specific care needs and how gender identity/ sexual orientation is relevant to the care they provide

PRIDE Network

The PRIDE network was the first forum for LGBT+ members (and ally’s) but is reportedly undergoing a change in management.

MKUH website

The trust intranet has excellent resources for people who identify as LGBT+ or allies alike.

Happy work, happy life

Studies suggest retention can be up to 50% higher in LGBT inclusive organisation.

(1890-1962) first transgender man to undergo hysterectomy. he pioneered the use of chest x-ray to detect TB in it’s early stages.

Out of 215 trusts, over 150 launched the rainbow badge scheme

Stonewall, an LGBT charity, report funding was cut in 2022 and they are no longer the main partner. There is due to be a statement released in coming weeks about the continuation of the diversity scheme.

Rainbow badge scheme: Requests were made regarding changing the badge in 2022 to be more progressive, making small alterations to be more inclusive of the trans community and people of colour. The department of Health and Social care declined this

You notice he is in a female bay.His preferred name at the head of the bed is "Tom".

Scenario

The handover board reads "Ms. Clarke"

Most colleagues use he/him pronouns, but a couple use she/her multiple times at boardround.

You're screening patients on the ward in the morning. A new patient, Tom Clarke, has been admitted with mental health needs; you can see from their notes they - Are 18 years old- Are transgender (F2M) and use he/him pronouns- His mum was with him on admission- He has been admitted due to mental health concerns.You do not add him to your caseload as he has no therapy needs.Review the information below. What do you do?

Patient Scenario

You notice he is in a female bay.His preferred name at the head of the bed is "Tom".

Scenario

The handover board reads "Ms. Clarke"

Most colleagues use he/him pronouns, but a couple use she/her multiple times at boardround.

Patient Scenario

Positive:Headboard is preferred name not dead nameNegative:NHS policy says they should be asked about what bay.

The handover board reads "Ms. Clarke"

Scenario

You notice he is in a female bay. His preferred name at the head of the bed is "Tom".

Most colleagues use he/him pronouns, but a couple use she/her multiple times at boardround.

Patient Scenario

Positive:They have acknowledged he is not cis genderNegative:It is still female leaning, Mr is most appropriate

Most colleagues use he/him pronouns, but a couple use she/her multiple times at boardround

Scenario

You notice he is in a female bay. His preferred name at the head of the bed is "Tom".

The handover board reads "Ms. Clarke"

Patient Scenario

Positive:Most members of the team used to correct pronounsNegative:Nobody addressed the use of incorrect pronouns

What questions might you ask them and why?.

Scenario

What information can you provide them with to enhance their experience on placement?

What would you do differently following this situation?

You are due to have a student attend a 6 week placement. Their name is Lucy so you have been referring to them as she/her and they haven't mentioned anything. But as they're leaving you notice a they/them pinbadge on their backpack.Consider the provided information to answer the questions below. You can answer from an educator or colleague role.

Patient Scenario

What questions might you ask them and why?

Scenario

What information can you provide them with to enhance their experience on placement?

What would you do differently following this situation?

Patient Scenario

Consider:- Confidentiality and information sharing- Personal experiences- Protected characteristics

What information can you provide them with to enhance their experience on placement?

Scenario

What questions might you ask them and why?

What would you do differently following this situation?

Patient Scenario

Consider:- Facilities- Support- Challenges they may face

What would you do differently following this situation?

Scenario

What information can you provide them with to enhance their experience on placement?

What questions might you ask them and why?

Patient Scenario

Consider:- Reflection- Future students/colleagues- Personal experiences

TOOLBOX

LGBT+History Month 2024

Email Sign OFF

Normalising the use of pronouns can help those who use atypical pronouns

Lanyard or badge

Wearing something to shows you are a part of the community or an ally

It is normal to feel nervous about making a mistake or offending someone, but curiosity opens door for learning

Watch trending documentary or follow an icon on instagram. Engaging in pride culture can be the best way to learn

Educate

Spread your knowledge with others to normalise conversation

Clothing

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awareness

Any effort you make, whether it be listening to a news update or reading an article, is an effort towards supporting the community

Advocate

If you don't speak up, who will?

Policies

You can be objective- what are the local policies and what does the law say?

Inclusive language

Terms such as "you can bring your partner" and "they are new to the team" and "welcome everybody" are easy changes to make to be more inclusive

Ask

Research

- Alex Gould

‘When I discovered that the theme was medicine, the first thing that came to mind was being protected no matter what and so I expressed this in my badge with the LGBTQ+ flag with a love heart under a stethoscope. This highlights what the LGBTQ+ community has experienced and contributed to throughout history. I am so pleased this design has won, I truly am over the moon”

  • I feel equipped to advocate for the LGBT+ community in potential situations which may arise in the healthcare setting.
  • I have developed a toolbox of strategies to advocate for the LGBT+ community

  • I understand what LGBT+ History month is why it is especially relevant this year.
  • I am aware of some historical moments for the LGBT+ community in healthcare
  • I appreciate current ongoings for the LGBT+ community in healthcare

Any Questions?

So, now we know what LGBT+ History Month is all about!#UnderTheScope

Conclusion

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