Senior staff still afraid to reveal their sexuality
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Senior staff still afraid to reveal their sexuality

Dame Julie Moore @CEOjuliem Chief executive, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

There remain few LGBT role models in senior leadership positions in the NHS, and this lack of progress is shocking

My first encounter with anyone who openly called themselves lesbian was when I was a nursing student. I was working on a female medical ward and I arrived on a late shift to receive handover from the ward sister, who explained that a patient had taken an overdose in a suicide attempt.

Nursing Standard. 32, 27, 29-29. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.27.29.s20

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